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ESPN Gameday at FSU then Noles - Canes on ABC

To say that Saturday will be a big day in Tallahassee would be a huge understatement. The big rivalry showdown will take place between No. 3 Florida State and No. 7 Miami in a game that will air in primetime at 8 p.m. nationally on ABC. But that will be the main event because the opening act will take place over 11 hours earlier.

ESPNs iconic college football pregame show,College GameDay Built by The Home Depot,will make its 10thappearance on the campus of Florida State University on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9 a.m. on ESPN. The three-hour show will originate from Langford Green prior to theSaturday Primetimegame featuring No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 7 Miami at 8 p.m. from Doak Campbell Stadium.

Hosted byChris Fowler, theGameDaycrew consists of analystsLee Corso,Kirk Herbstreit,Desmond HowardandDavid Pollack, with reporting bySamantha Ponder,Tom Rinaldi,Scott Van PeltandGene Wojciechowski.

Florida State holds a 5-4 record whenCollege GameDayis in town. Corso has picked the Seminoles all 10 timesGameDayhas been at a regular-season game home or away with the former FSU player sporting a 6-4 record.

Many know that Corso, who lives in Orlando is a FSU alum and was a highly ranked athlete out of Miami Jackson Senior Highwhere he played quarterback and was also a great baseball player.In 1953 he turned down $5000 dollar bonus to play baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers to be the quarterback at FSU.

While in Tallahassee he would room with Burt Reynolds who came to FSU fromPalm Beach High School, where he was named First Team All State and AllSouthernas afullback. The FSU teams with Corso and Reynolds were not very good but with those two men on the team it had to be fun.

A little known fact about Corso was in 1969, he was named head coach atLouisvillewhere he coached his ESPN colleagueTom Jackson.Should be fun as always to have Corso and the gang from ESPN in Tallahassee for this big game.



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