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Matthew McConaughey Picks BYU Over Tennessee On College Gameday

Sep 7, 2019, 10:17 AM | Updated: 10:17 am
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 01: Actor Matthew McConaughey looks on during the second half of t...
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 01: Actor Matthew McConaughey looks on during the second half of the Allstate Sugar Bowl between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Texas Longhorns at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 01, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – BYU vs. Tennessee was one of the featured games that the ESPN College Gameday crew made predictions for.

Gameday was located at Austin, Texas for tonight’s LSU vs. Texas matchup.

When at Texas, the celebrity guest picker for College Gameday has to be Matthew McConaughey. Indeed he was.

11 games were on the Saturday Selections slate for McConaughey and the Gameday hosts that features Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, and Desmond Howard.

Tonight’s BYU vs. Tennessee game was the second matchup the show was making predictions on and McConaughey was the only one on the set who picked the Cougars over the Volunteers.

Howard, Corso, and Herbstreit all picked Tennessee to bounce back against BYU after their shocking loss to Georgia State a week ago. Howard said, “Don’t underestimate this BYU team,” but still picked the Vols.

BYU vs. Tennessee kicks off at 7 p.m. ET/5 p.m. ET and the game can be heard on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM, 1160 AM, and the KSL Newsradio app.

Pregame coverage of tonight’s big game kicks off live from Knoxville at 2 p.m. ET/12 p.m. MT with Cougar Sports Saturday hosted by Mitch Harper, Matt Baiamonte, and Alex Kirry.

Tonight’s game is BYU’s first appearance in a Southeastern Conference venue since 2017 when they lost to the Mississippi State Bulldogs 35-10.

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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