“College Gameday” is making its second trip to the Carolinas this season to preview the top 10 meeting between world no. 10 n.c. status and no. 5 clemson.
The “Gameday” team of Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Lee Corso will settle into Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C., for the final Atlantic meeting between the Tigers and the Wolf Pack before the conference advances to undivided football in 2023.
clemson (4-0) is coming off a 51-45 double overtime win over then-no. 21 wake forest in winston-salem. The win required a crucial game from quarterback DJ Uiagalelei, who completed 26 of 41 passes for 371 yards and five touchdowns in the win.
n.c. The state hasn’t been challenged as much for four weeks, though the Wolf Pack did get a Week 1 scare against East Carolina, outlasting the Pirates 21-20 along the way. their opponents in weeks 2-4 included charleston south, texas tech, and uconn, teams they beat by a combined score of 123-27.
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clemson looks to return to the college football playoffs after missing the postseason in 2021 for the first time since 2014. n.c. The 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 sports news breaks down the Week 5 “varsity game day” visit to Clemson, SC:
where is the ‘college game day’ location for week 5?
- location: clemson, s.c.
- time: 9 a.m. et
- party: no. 10 n.c. been 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. This will also be Clemson’s eighth time hosting the ESPN team, having gone 6-1 as a home team.
This will be the Tigers’ first appearance since the 2021 season opener against world no. 5 Georgia, a 10-3 loss. The last time Clemson hosted was in October. Jan 10, 2020 – A 42-17 win over world no. 7 miami.
n.c. state will be making only his second appearance on the show, having lost his first appearance to world no. 3 miami in raleigh, n.c., in 2004. this is the first “game day” meeting between the tigers and the wolf pack.
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espn ‘college game day’ schedule
Saturday, Oct. 1
- Start time: 9am. m. et
- TV channel: espn
- broadcast: espn+, fubotv
The “Game Day” team will preview Saturday’s football games live from Clemson Memorial Stadium in Clemson, South Carolina. the acc showdown begins at 7:30 p.m. and in abc.
Week 6 will almost certainly include a stop in Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the 2nd West meeting between world no. 2 alabama and no. 17 texas a&m.
That’s thanks to an incendiary public feud between Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and Aggies coach Jimbo Fisher, the former of whom accused Texas A&M of buying out his top-ranked recruiting class. Fisher called an impromptu press conference to publicly criticize Saban, whom he trained at LSU.
who is the guest selector on ‘college game day’ for week 5?
“Gameday” announced Friday afternoon that Dolphins defensive tackle Christian Wilkins will be the guest pick for the Week 5 matchup between the Wolf Pack and the Tigers.
an @clemsonfb legend 🐅 @cwilkins42 will be our guest picker at clemson tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/yuck4pgsth
Wilkins starred for Clemson from 2015-2018. He recorded 16 sacks, 40.5 tackles for loss and four fumble recoveries in his college career. Wilkins also had three touchdowns on offense (two rushing, one receiving).
the dolphins took him with the 13th pick in the 2019 nfl draft.