ESPN's GameDay crew makes first visit to WVU

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ESPN's "College GameDay" show will be broadcast from Morgantown, W.Va., for the first time Saturday, showcasing the colorful campus where John Denver's song "Country Roads" wails after a win.

The GameDay crew will air from a site yet to be announced on campus and will feature West Virginia's prime-time showdown against LSU (3-0) at 8 p.m. Saturday on ABC (WTAE).

"We look forward to welcoming GameDay to Morgantown. I know our fans will turn out and show their strong passion for West Virginia football," Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen said in a statement. "It will be an exciting day on campus and for our football program."

The announcement came Sunday morning. West Virginia defeated Maryland, 37-31, Saturday in College Park, Md., to stay undefeated at 3-0.

The visit by the GameDay crew -- Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Lee Corso, Erin Andrews and David Pollack -- is the first to Morgantown in the 25-year history of the television program.

GameDay analysts make game predictions and discusses the best matchups of the day from a different college location each week. The show starts at 9 a.m. on ESPNU and then continues from 10 a.m.-noon on ESPN.




NOTES -- West Virginia moved up to No. 16 in the Associated Press poll after beating Maryland. The Mountaineers had been ranked 18th. ... Weekly awards from the Maryland game: Offensive Champion, Joe Madsen; Defensive Champion, Pat Miller; Special Teams Champion, Jared Barber; Offensive Scout Champion, Marquis Lucas; Defensive Scout Champion, Hunter Bittner.



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