Where is ‘College GameDay’ this week? Location, time, guest picker for week 5 on ESPN

“College GameDay” is making its second trip to the Carolinas this season to preview the ACC Top 10 meeting between No. 10 NC State and No. 5 Clemson.

The “GameDay” team of Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Lee Corso will set up shop at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC, for the final ACC Atlantic meeting between the Tigers and Wolfpack before the conference does not move to division-less football in 2023.

Clemson (4-0) is coming off a 51-45 double-overtime victory over the then No. 1. 21 Wake Forest in Winston-Salem. The victory required a clutch play from quarterback DJ Uiagalelei, who completed 26 of 41 passes for 371 yards and five touchdowns in the victory.

NC State wasn’t challenged as much for four weeks, though the Wolfpack had a Week 1 scare against East Carolina, outlasting the Pirates 21-20 on the road. Their week 2-4 opponents included Charleston Southern, Texas Tech and UConn, teams they beat by a combined score of 123-27.

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Clemson is looking to return to the college football playoffs after missing the 2021 playoffs for the first time since 2014. NC State, meanwhile, is seeking its second straight win over the Tigers and back-to-back series wins. for the first time since 2002-03.

With that, The Sporting News takes a look at the Week 5 “College GameDay” visit to Clemson, SC:

Where is the College GameDay location for week 5?

  • Location: Clemson, South Carolina
  • Time: 9 a.m. ET
  • Match: No. 10 NC State at No. 5 Clemson

Clemson will make his 30th all-time appearance on “GameDay” on Saturday, having gone 18-11 in his previous 29 appearances on the show. It will also be Clemson’s eighth time hosting the ESPN team, after going 6-1 as a home team.

This will be the Tigers’ first appearance since opening the 2021 season against No. 5 Georgia, a 10-3 loss. Clemson’s last hosting came on October 10, 2020: a 42-17 win over No. 7 Miami.

NC State will make only their second appearance on the show, having lost their first appearance to No. 3 Miami in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 2004. This is the first “GameDay” meeting between the Tigers and Wolfpack.

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Schedule for “College GameDay” on ESPN

Saturday October 1

  • Start time: 9 a.m. ET
  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Diffusion: ESPN+, fuboTV

The “GameDay” team will preview Saturday’s football games live from Clemson’s Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC The ACC game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

Week 6 will almost certainly feature a stop in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for the SEC West meeting between No. 2 Alabama and No. 17 Texas A&M.

That’s thanks to an incendiary public dispute between Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher, the former of whom accused Texas A&M of buying out its top-ranked recruiting class. Fisher called an impromptu press conference to publicly criticize Saban, whom he coached at LSU.

The week Match Location Guest Selector Corso’s headgear Results
1 West Virginia at No. 17 Pitt (Thursday) Pittsburgh N / A Panthers Pitt 38, WVU 31
1 No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State Columbus, Ohio Jack Harlow Buckeyes Ohio State 21, Notre Dame 10
2 No. 1 from Alabama to Texas Austin, TX Glen Powell Crimson Tide Alabama 20, Texas 19
3 Troy at Appalachia State Boone, North Carolina Luc Combes Mountaineers Appalachian State 32, Troy 28
4 No. 20 Florida at No. 11 Tennessee Knoxville, Tenn. Bianca Belair Volunteers Tennessee 38Florida 33
5 No. 10 NC State at No. 5 Clemson Clemson, South Carolina Christian Wilkin N / A To be determined

Who is the “College GameDay” guest selector for week 5?

“GameDay” announced Friday afternoon that Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins will be the guest draftsman for the Week 5 meeting between the Wolfpack and the Tigers.

Wilkins played at Clemson from 2015 to 2018. He recorded 16 sacks, 40.5 tackles for loss and four fumble recoveries during his college career. Wilkins also scored three touchdowns on offense (two rushing, one receiving).

The Dolphins took him with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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