College GameDay on UF campus

ESPN analyst Lee Corso holds a live alligator as he dons the Florida Gators head signifying he is picking Florida to beat Auburn during the ESPN College GameDay show at the Plaza of the America on the UF campus Saturday morning. Guest picker Emmitt Smith, at left, pats the Gator head. [Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun]

ESPN’s College GameDay emanated from the Plaza of the Americas this morning.

GameDay was back in Gainesville for the first time since Oct. 20, 2012, when No. 3 Florida defeated No. 9 South Carolina, 44-11.

GameDay picks at the end of the show:

Desmond Howard: Auburn

Gator Great Emmitt Smith: Florida

Kirk Herbstreit: Florida

Lee Corso: Florida


  1. Hi my fellow Hogtowners. I am so thrilled and pumped to let you know this crow tastes especially good!!! I won’t pick against them next week, not the rest of the year. No more doubt, even if we lose. They earned it. Not that my opinion matters at all. It’s Great to be a Florida Gator!