Sept. 14, 2008
Auburn will host ESPN College GameDay Built By The Home Depot, Saturday, Sept. 20 prior to the Auburn-LSU game. The traveling pre-game show which features ESPN commentators Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard, will make its first appearance at Auburn since 2006.
It will be GameDay's fifth visit to Auburn during its 22-year existence and will mark the ninth time that Auburn has played in the on-site game. The last time GameDay visited Auburn was on Oct. 14, 2006, when the Tigers defeated Florida, 27-17.
GameDay was in Auburn on Nov. 13, 2004, when Auburn defeated Georgia, 24-6 and also visited the Plains on Oct. 18, 1997, prior to the Florida game. Its debut on the Plains was on Nov. 18, 1995, when Auburn played Alabama.
The show airs from 9-11 a.m. CT Saturday and is televised by ESPN. The GameDay set location will be announced in the near future.
The Auburn-LSU game will be televised by ESPN. Kickoff time is slated for 6:45 p.m. CT at Pat Dye Field at Jordan-Hare Stadium.