Utah Utes football: ESPN's 'GameDay' coming to SLC for TCU game

By Robert Jackson

ksl.com sports writer

Published: Sunday, Oct. 31 2010 1:40 p.m. MDT

ESPN's Lee Corso holds up a University of Utah helmet and cheers with Ute fans before taping "College Football GameDay" at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Nov. 19, 2004. "GameDay" is coming back to Salt Lake City this week to promote the Utah-TCU game Saturday.

Ravell Call, Deseret News

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SALT LAKE CITY — ESPN's "College Football GameDay" is coming to Salt Lake City this week and fans are encouraged to attend all of its shows in Rice-Eccles Stadium.

On Friday, Nov. 5, the ESPN "GameDay" crew of Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Erin Andrews will broadcast segments for "SportsCenter," "College Football Live" and other ESPN shows from the set in Rice-Eccles Stadium from 10 a.m. until around noon.

On Saturday, "College Football GameDay" will begin airing before a live crowd at 7 a.m. The show lasts for three hours (until 10 a.m. MT), with the first hour on ESPNU and the remaining two hours on ESPN.

Admittance to the shows is free to the public.

Three and a half hours after "GameDay" concludes its show, undefeated Utah and TCU will kick off in Rice-Eccles Stadium at 1:30 p.m. The game, including standing room tickets, is completely sold out. It will be televised on CBS C.

"GameDay" last visited Salt Lake City in 2004 during Utah's 12-0 Fiesta Bowl Championship season.

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