Saturday, September 16, 2017

posted by Scott Fitzgerald - 

Today's ESPN Gameday Show is the 329th  road show in 25 years for the network.  See the first "road show" that started it all on November 11, 1993 as #1 Florida State paid a visit to #2 Notre Dame in today's "Video of the Day"

Some ESPN College Gameday facts....

- One large Washington State flag can be seen at every broadcast, regardless of the location or the teams involved. The idea began in 2003 on WSU online fan forums and has resulted in the flag, nicknamed "Ol' Crimson," being present at more than 195 consecutive GameDay broadcasts since 2003.

- For nine years (from 1993 until 2004), GameDay had only been to two regular season games on the entire West Coast (1998 at UCLA and 2000 at Oregon).

- The Regular Celebrity Picker started in 2009, though in 2008 when the show was on the campus of Texas Tech, then men’s basketball coach Bobby Knight picked games.

- Ohio State has hosted the most (16), followed by Alabama (13), Florida & LSU (12), Florida State (11) and Michigan (11)

- The University of Kentucky hosted gameday back in 2007 when the Cats rose to #8 in the nation after beating #1 LSU in triple overtime.  The game was an 8/14 showdown with Florida at game the Cats lost 45-37.  For the record, Corso picked the Gators.

- Coach Corso has selected Alabama the most times of any school, achieving a 18-9 record in the 27 games he has picked them.

- Corso has picked FSU 19 times, the third most of any school and holds a 13-6 record when he does.

- Today marks Corso's 298th pick and he boasts a 195-102 record

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