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Sport College GameDay headed to Minnesota for 1st time

05:30  24 november  2019
05:30  24 november  2019 Source:   thebiglead.com

Nick Saban gives a Tua Tagovailoa update on College Gameday

  Nick Saban gives a Tua Tagovailoa update on College Gameday Nick Saban gives a Tua Tagovailoa update on College Gameday“He has practiced really well all week long and in the short area, he’s been really, really good. He’s confident. If he feels good in pre-game and doesn’t have a setback, he’ll be able to play.

1 st time in 23 years that college gameday won't make it to a Big 12 game . Hell they spent the last quarter of the Wisconsin/ Minnesota game discussing how Michigan still has a chance. Through the past three weeks they have only talked about PSU making the playoffs, rarely even mentioning

“ College GameDay ” is finally headed to Washington State next weekend for the Cougars’ matchup against No. 17 Oregon. (AP Photo/Young Kwak). For years, fans have seen the crimson Washington State flag flying in the background at “ College GameDay .” No matter where in the country the famous

College GameDay is making its first trip to Minneapolis next week, the Star-Tribune reports. The traveling pregame jamboree will be headed a new city thanks large in part to the surprising play of the Gophers, who are hosting Wisconsin with a spot in the Big Ten Championship Game on the line.

Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit that are talking to each other© Provided by Sportority, Inc. (Minute Media)

GameDay has done a great job in recent years of trying out new venues and rewarding football fans outside the epicenters of success. Still, there are a few unlucky places who haven't had the privilege.

The Gophers were just one of 10 remaining Power Five teams to have never hosted the popular show, the others being Cal, Duke, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Rutgers, Syracuse, Virginia and Wake Forest.

Obviously the spiciest game on the docket next weekend is on the other side of the Big Ten, with Ohio State traveling to Ann Arbor to take on Michigan. But GameDay was one of three pregame shows there this morning, plus were on hand for last year's tilt.

Minnesota signs Mashburn Jr., son of former NBA standout

  Minnesota signs Mashburn Jr., son of former NBA standout MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. has signed his national letter of intent with Minnesota. The 6-foot-2 guard from Miami, a consensus four-star and top-100 recruit, is the son of Jamal Mashburn. The 11-year NBA standout played at Kentucky from 1990-93 for coach Rick Pitino, whose son, Richard Pitino, is the coach at Minnesota. Mashburn Jr. is in his second season at Brewster Academy, a prep school in New Hampshire. Martice Mitchell, aThe 6-foot-2 guard from Miami, a consensus four-star and top-100 recruit, is the son of Jamal Mashburn. The 11-year NBA standout played at Kentucky from 1990-93 for coach Rick Pitino, whose son, Richard Pitino, is the coach at Minnesota. Mashburn Jr.

For the second straight week, College GameDay will make its first ever appearance at one of Mississippi's two SEC universities. This will not only be the first time the Bulldogs have ever hosted the show -- it's also the first time they've ever College GameDay headed to Miss St for first time .

College GameDay on ESPN is one of the most popular shows on the network and is a favorite of college football fans all over the country. New York City ( Times Square specifically) will play host to College GameDay for the first time next week, and fans in the region should be very excited.

Gotta share that wealth.

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck tried to use some of his considerable energy to lure the program to town for the Penn State game on Nov. 9 but was unsuccessful.

They may have had to wait, but the crowd will be appropriately hyped.

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a crowd of people watching a baseball game: LSU Tigers wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase (1) catchers a touchdown pass over Arkansas Razorbacks defensive back LaDarrius Bishop (24) during the first half at Tiger Stadium on November 23, 2019. 

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