Where is ‘College GameDay’ this week? Location, schedule, guest picker for Week 11 on ESPN

Where is ‘College GameDay’ this week? Location, schedule, guest picker for Week 11 on ESPN

Break out the Hotty Toddies, Ole Miss fans: “College GameDay” is heading to Oxford, Miss. to preview the Week 11 meeting between No. 15 Ole Miss and No. 11 Texas A&M.

Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Co. will head to Ole Miss’ famed Grove to preview what should be a wild — and pivotal — SEC West battle between the Rebels and Aggies. Lane Kiffin’s team is most likely already out of the divisional race, going 7-2 on the season and suffering losses to Auburn and Alabama. The Aggies (7-2), however, can make the SEC championship game by winning out and hoping for a Crimson Tide loss.

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Texas A&M has played some of its best football of late, upending then-No. 1 Alabama 41-38 before beating Missouri, South Carolina and then-No. 12 Auburn by a combined score of 99-31. If Jimbo Fisher can beat the Rebels on Saturday, then a season-ending game at LSU is the last hurdle between the Aggies and Atlanta (that they can control, anyway).

The Rebels, meanwhile, would love to build on what has been a promising second season under Kiffin. The Rebels are 1-2 against ranked opponents this season, losing to Alabama and Auburn. But they also eked out a 52-51 win over then-No. 13 Arkansas, a team that steamrolled the Aggies earlier this season. It’s up to Matt Corral to get the Rebels back to .500 against top-25 opponents this season.

It all promises to be an exciting battle in Oxford. With that, here’s what you need to know as “College GameDay” makes its way to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium:

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Where is ‘College GameDay’ location for Week 11?

  • Location: Oxford, Miss.
  • Matchup: No. 11 Texas A&M at No. 15 Ole Miss

“GameDay” on Saturday will make only its second trip to Oxford, Miss. Rebels fans remember the first time well: Katy Perry was the guest picker as No. 11 Ole Miss beat undefeated, third-ranked Alabama 23-17 in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in 2014. This will be Ole Miss’ fourth time on the show; it has gone 2-1 in its previous three appearances. Each of those was between top-25 teams, with the Rebels owning a 2-0 record against Alabama and 0-1 record vs. LSU.

Texas A&M is making its ninth all-time appearance on the show, and sixth as a member of the SEC. The Aggies are 1-7 in their previous appearances, though it’s worth noting they are 1-0 when ranked higher than their “GameDay” opponent (beating No. 9 Tennessee 45-38 in a 2016 double overtime thriller).

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‘College GameDay’ schedule on ESPN

  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Start time: 9 a.m. ET

Davis, Herbstreit, Howard and Pollack will preview Week 9 action live from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium starting at 9 a.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on ESPN, with kickoff set for 7 p.m. ET.

“GameDay” seems to have only one real option for its Week 12 trip: No. 7 Michigan State at No. 4 Ohio State. The matchup of Big Ten East teams will have a huge impact not only on the divisional race, but also the College Football Playoff rankings. That said, other ranked games that involved playoff-hopeful teams include No. 25 Arkansas at No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Oregon at No. 24 Utah.

Week Matchup Location Guest Picker Corso’s Headgear Outcome
0 Alcorn State vs. NCCU Atlanta Eddie George Braves NCCU 23, Alcorn State 14
1 No. 5 Georgia vs. No. 3 Clemson Charlotte, N.C. Kane Brown Bulldogs Georgia 10, Clemson 3
2 No. 10 Iowa at No. 9 Iowa State Ames, Iowa Ashton Kutcher Hawkeyes Iowa 27, Iowa State 17
3 No. 22 Auburn at No. 10 Penn State University Park, Pa. Saquon Barkley Nittany Lions Penn State 28, Auburn 20
4 No. 12 Notre Dame vs. No. 18 Wisconsin Chicago Danica Patrick Fighting Irish Notre Dame 41, Wisconsin 13
5 No. 8 Arkansas at No. 2 Georgia Athens, Ga. Harris English Bulldogs Georgia 37, Arkansas 0
6 No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 21 Texas Dallas Mark Cuban Longhorns Oklahoma 55, Texas 48
7 No. 11 Kentucky at No. 2 Georgia Athens, Ga. Jeff Foxworthy Bulldogs Georgia 30, Kentucky 13
8 No. 10 Oregon at UCLA Pasadena, Calif. Bill Walton Bruins Oregon 34, UCLA 31
9 No. 6 Michigan at No. 8 Michigan State East Lansing, Mich. Ken Jeong Wolverines Michigan State 37, Michigan 33
10 Tulsa at No. 6 Cincinnati Cincinnati Nick Lachey Bearcats Cincinnati 28, Tulsa 20
9 No. 11 Texas A&M at No. 15 Ole Miss Oxford, Miss. Lane Kiffin Rebels TBD

Who is the guest picker on ‘College GameDay’ for Week 11?

In a surprising turn of events, it was Katy Perry (via Ole Miss’ Twitter account) who announced the “GameDay” guest picker for Week 11: Rebels coach Lane Kiffin.





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