ESPN College GameDay at Tennessee on Sept. 15

By Adam Silverstein
September 9, 2012

ESPN College GameDay will eminate from Knoxville, TN next Saturday as the No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers (2-0, 0-0 SEC) host the No. 18 Florida Gators (2-0, 1-0 SEC) in a game that is set to be played at Neyland Stadium live on ESPN at 6 p.m.

The Gators will be making their second appearance on the program in as many weeks after being left off for two full seasons. Florida was last featured three times in 2009 – on the road at LSU and in back-to-back weeks at home against Florida State and in a neutral site game against Alabama in Atlanta, GA for the SEC Championship.

ESPN will take the program to Knoxville for the eighth time and first since 2004. Tennessee is 2-5 all-time when hosting the program but 0-3 all-time when Florida comes to town for GameDay.

The Gators have been featured on the program a total of 34 times, most out of any team in the country (Ohio State is second with 29 appearances). Florida is 5-1 against Tennessee when GameDay features the showdown. The Gators are 7-4 overall in Gainesville, FL and 15-7 when playing in a GameDay contest on the road.

College GameDay begins with a one-hour show at 9 a.m. on ESPNU before shifting over to ESPN for the primary two-hour broadcast beginning at 10 a.m. It features host Chris Fowler, analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack, and contributor Samantha Steele.

The network has not yet announced the broadcast assignments for the game.


  1. Sjkoepp says:

    Gators are hot stuff right now. This season could put us back into real national relevance again.

  2. SaraGator says:

    I hope Corso picks Vols to win.

  3. Tractorr says:

    Not only that but the game itself is going to be huge. If they beat TN on the road we may think very differently of this team. They will have to come together and be battle tested to win two SEC road games in a row. They looked good in the second half this week hopefully they will keep it up.

  4. Aligator says:

    Folks, lets be cautiously optimistic here? Last weeks everyone wanted to shoot the coach and blow up the team?

  5. G2 says:

    Not going to get too excited with OL issues (can’t get 1-2 yards when we have to along with protection issues), Tenn defense must be licking their chops. Also the D was run over in the first half also a concern. Without two really good lines of scrimmage can’t expect too much within the SEC.

  6. Joe says:

    Hey CBS, how’s that Alabama vs Arkansas matchup looking right about now.

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