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ESPN’s GameDay in East Lansing Saturday

Published 3:56pm Sunday, September 23, 2012

EAST LANSING  – ESPN College GameDay, celebrating its 26th season, will make its sixth appearance in East Lansing for Saturday’s Michigan State-Ohio State game.

ESPN College GameDay – featuring Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Samantha Steele – airs Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. on ESPNU and from 10 a.m. until noon on ESPN.

ESPN College GameDay returns to the Michigan State campus for the second year in a row, as the broadcast crew witnessed from the sidelines Kirk Cousins’ 44-yard Hail Mary pass to Keith Nichol on the final play of regulation to give the 15th-ranked Spartans a 37-31 victory over No. 4 Wisconsin.

The Spartans are 2-3 when GameDay visits East Lansing (1997: lost to Michigan, 23-7; 1999: defeated Michigan, 34-31; 2004: lost to Notre Dame, 31-24; 2005: lost to Penn State, 31-22; and 2011: defeated Wisconsin, 37-31). It should be noted that Lee Corso is 4-1 picking the winner when GameDay visits the MSU campus, so Spartan fans should keep their fingers crossed when he selects his headgear (Sparty or Brutus Buckeye) on the remote set Saturday.

The GameDay remote set location will be determined in the next day or two.

ABC will televise Saturday’s MSU-Ohio State game live to a national audience, with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m.

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