By: Emily Johnson
November 1, 2013
Tallahassee,FL - The College Gameday crew invaded Tallahassee for the third straight year. It takes anywhere from 65 to 70 people working around the clock to get the set complete. "The first thing that is built are the stages. It take us until about noon to one. Then the trucks will open up the T.V. trucks with all of the equipment to open up," said Luther Fisher, ESPN College Gameday Technical Director.
While the crew is getting set up the talent is busy making last minute preparations on their talking points. "My big thing and I learned from Lee Corso a long time ago I've been doing it a long time now it is just knowing your information inside and out," said Kirk Herbstreit, ESPN College Gameday Analyst.
We all know the College Gameday set travels each week to places around the country. The talent has developed a family aspect on the set, poking fun of each other every chance they get. "I mean as soon as Herbie walks in we're crushing him. As soon as I walk in they're crushing me. I just think the atmosphere we have around each other every week is cool," said David Pollack, ESPN College Gameday Analyst.
And for one on the analyst and former FSU player, Lee Corso, this game is extra special to him. "My family is going to be here. My son, my other son, my daughter," said Corso.
College Gameday kicks off at 9:00 A.M. Eastern time. We will be going live during our 8:30 broadcast of the Good Morning Show Weekend Addition. Be sure to tune in for a live behind the scenes look before College Gameday kicks off.