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The place is School GameDay this week? Location, schedule, visitor choice for week eight on ESPN

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"College GameDay" is making its way into the Big Ten for the first time in 2020 this week.

This week the GameDay crew will be previewing the first matchup of the Big Ten season: # 18 Michigan (9-4 in 2019) versus # 21 Minnesota (11-2). Both teams will look to get the season off to a strong start, with each game having an even bigger impact due to the shortened COVID-19 season.

There is also the battle for the most famous trophy in college football: the Little Brown Jug.

Tanner Morgan, arguably the Big Ten's best quarterback outside of Justin Fields, Ohio, will lead the Gophers against the Wolverines. He finished his 2019 campaign with 210 of 318 passes (66 percent) for 3,253 yards and 30 touchdowns to seven interceptions. But how will the defense – which ranked 10th nationwide last season – fare without seven of their top eight tacklers as of 2019?

Conversely, Michigan will start a new quarterback in Joe Milton. It is apparently the only position Jim Harbaugh has struggled to develop, and his Saturday performance could go a long way in determining the Wolverines' 2020 season.

Here's everything you need to know about College GameDay in Minneapolis:

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Where is the & # 39; College GameDay & # 39; for week 8?

  • Place: Minneapolis
  • Match: No. 18 Michigan at No. 21 Minnesota

"GameDay" will show the Gophers on Saturday for the second time in show history. Minnesota's only previous appearance was in 2019 – also in Minneapolis – for the rivalry game between Wisconsin No. 13 and the ninth-placed Gophers. The Badgers won 38-17 to win both the Paul Bunyan Ax and Big Ten West championships.

Michigan will perform for the 32nd year in a row on Saturday. The Wolverines are 15-16 if they are one of the teams featured on GameDay. Additionally, they're 4-10 as a road team – which includes nine direct losses.

& # 39; College GameDay & # 39; schedule on ESPN

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

The College GameDay crew of Rece Davis, Desmond Howard, Kirk Herbstreit and David Pollack will be watching the seventh week college football action live from Tuscaloosa, Ala. Lee Corso, see whose health is at greater risk should he contract COVID-19, Point set up a remote office in his home. The game will air on ABC. The kick-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET.

"GameDay" seems to have an obvious choice for its Week 9 location: University Park, Pennsylvania, for the top 10 matchup between No. 5 Ohio State and No. 8 Penn State. This game, which has been a "White Out" every year since 2012, will not have fans in the stands at Beaver Stadium as part of the Big Tens return-to-play protocol.

week Match place Guest selection Corso's headgear Result
2 # 1 Clemson in the Wake Forest Winston-Salem, N.C. Chris Paul tiger Clemson 37, Wake Forest 13
3 # 17 Miami at # 18 Louisville Louisville, Ky. Bill Murray Hurricanes Miami 47, Louisville 34
4th Florida State at No. 12 Miami Coral Gables, Fla. Stugotz Hurricanes Miami 52, Florida State 10
5 No. 7 Auburn at No. 4 Georgia Athens, Ga. Omari Hardwick Bulldogs Georgia 27, Auburn 6
6th No. 7 Miami at No. 1 Clemson Clemson, S.C. Alex Rodriguez tiger Clemson 42, Miami 17th
7th No. 3 Georgia at No. 2 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. Derrick Henry Crimson Tide Alabama 41, Georgia 24
8th No. 18 Michigan at No. 21 Minnesota Minneapolis Vince Vaughn Wolverines TBD

Who is the guest picker on & # 39; College GameDay & # 39; for week 8?

GameDay has announced Minnesota-born actor Vince Vaughn as a guest vote for Michigan-Minnesota.

Michigan at Minnesota odds

Michigan is a 3.5 point favorite over the Gophers according to Vegas Insider's consensus odds.

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