AUBURN - Auburn will host ESPN College GameDay Built By The Home Depot, Saturday, Sept. 18 prior to the Auburn-Clemson game. The traveling pre-game show which features ESPN commentators Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard, will make its first appearance at Auburn since 2008 and fourth appearance on campus since 2004.
It will be GameDay's sixth visit to Auburn during its 24-year existence and will mark the 11th time that Auburn has played in the on-site game. The last time GameDay visited Auburn was on Sept. 20, 2008 when the Tigers hosted LSU.
GameDay's previous visits to the Auburn campus have been in 2006 (vs. Florida), 2004 (vs. Georgia), 1997 (vs. Florida) and 1995. Its debut on the Plains was on Nov. 18, 1995, when Auburn hosted Alabama.
The show airs live on Saturdays from 8-9 a.m. CT on ESPNU and from 9-11 a.m. on ESPN. The GameDay set location will be announced in the near future.
The Auburn-Clemson game will be televised by ESPN and ESPN 3D. Kickoff time is slated for 6 p.m. CT at Pat Dye Field at Jordan-Hare Stadium.