The Michigan football team will get the “College GameDay” treatment for a third time this season.
ESPN’s popular morning tailgate show announced it plans to broadcast next Saturday from Columbus, Ohio, site of the Michigan-Ohio State football game.
The game not only pits two of the more historically popular college football teams in the country, but the winner will clinch a berth to the Big Ten’s championship game on Dec. 1 in Indianapolis.
After Saturday’s 31-20 win over Indiana, Michigan has already clinched a share of the Big Ten East division title.
You ready, Columbus?!
Next up, it’s rivalry week and we’re headed to THE GAME. pic.twitter.com/MZJGvhVAhn
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) November 18, 2018
The show, which airs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, will feature the usual cast: host Rece Davis and college-football analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, David Pollack and Desmond Howard, the former Heisman Trophy winner at Michigan.
Saturday’s game — slated for a noon kickoff — will be broadcast on FOX.
Michigan (10-1, 8-0 Big Ten) has already had two of its games this season serve as the backdrop for the show: the season opener at Notre Dame on Sept. 1, and its home game against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 — the unofficial start of the team’s “revenge tour.”
The Wolverines have lost six straight to the Buckeyes, who narrowly avoided an upset Saturday to Maryland, and have not won a football game in Columbus since 2000.