Williams to host ESPN College GameDay's 150th Saturday morning edition12:36PM / Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Williams College will play host to archrival Amherst College in football at noon in the 122nd meeting of "The Biggest Little Game in America" on Saturday, November 10th.
ESPN’s College GameDay Built By The Home Depot with host Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard will make its first appearance at a Division III game when they kickoff their show at 10:00 ET live from Weston Field.
"It's a great opportunity to showcase Division III football and the NESCAC, with one of the best rivalries in college football," said Eph head coach Mike Whalen. "We're excited."
Chris Fowler began anchoring College GameDay in 1990.
Lee Corso is the only original member of the College GameDay crew. The former head coach at Indiana is known for making a prediction on the show and punctuating it by wearing the head of the mascot of the team he selects as the winner.
Kirk Herbstreit is a former QB at Ohio State provides in-depth player and team analysis on the day's big games.
Desmond Howard was a standout receiver at Michigan, winning the 1991 Heisman Trophy. Howard played professionally with the Washington redskins, Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay packers, Oakland raiders, and Detroit Lions
Saturday will also mark the 150th remote show for the Saturday morning edition of College GameDay Built By The Home Depot.
Gates to Weston Field will open at 8:00 am.
The game will be carried live on the New England Sports Network (NESN) beginning at noon with Tom Caron on the play-by-play, Andy Gresh providing color commentary and Ashley Adamson conducting the sideline interviews.