ESPN’s College GameDay Coming To Salt Lake City For Oregon-Utah Game

Oct 22, 2023, 11:22 AM | Updated: 11:50 am


Rece Davis, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreitat film the ESPN College GameDay show at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (Courtesy of Deseret News)

(Courtesy of Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – ESPN announced that it will bring its famous pregame show College GameDay to Salt Lake City for the Week 9 showdown between the Oregon Ducks and Utah Utes.

ESPN College GameDay coming to Utah

The Utes will host the Ducks at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, October 28.

College GameDay will be in Salt Lake City to preview the big Pac-12 Conference contest. It will be College GameDay’s fifth-ever trip to Salt Lake City.

Both teams will enter the meeting with 6-1 records, including 3-1 in Pac-12 Conference games.

College GameDay trips to Salt Lake City

  • November 20, 2004
    • Game: BYU vs. No. 6 Utah
      • Lee Corso’s headgear pick: Utah
      • Result: Utah 52-21
  • November 6, 2010
    • Game: No. 4 TCU vs. No. 6 Utah
      • Lee Corso’s headgear pick: TCU
      • Guest Picker: Ty Burrell
      • Result: TCU 47-7
  • October 10, 2015
    • Game: No. 23 California vs. No. 5 Utah
      • Lee Corso’s headgear pick: Utah
      • Guest Picker: John Stockton
      • Result: Utah 30-24
  • October 29, 2016
    • Game: No. 4 Washington vs. No. 17 Utah
      • Lee Corso’s headgear pick: Washington
      • Guest Picker: Frank Caliendo
      • Result: Washington 31-24

Oregon and Utah in 2023

The Ducks started the season with a 5-0 record and victories over Portland State, Texas Tech, Hawai’i, No. 19 Colorado, and Stanford. Oregon suffered a loss at No. 7 Washington in Week 7. The Ducks will arrive in Utah coming off a win over Washington State.

After opening the season with a 4-0 record and wins over Florida, Baylor, Weber State, and No. 22 UCLA, the Utes suffered their lone loss of the season on the road against No. 19 Oregon State. Utah responded with back-to-back wins over California and No. 18 USC.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. He’s also co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on X/Twitter (@kyleireland), Instagram (@kyleirelandksl), and Threads (@kyleirelandksl).

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ESPN’s College GameDay Coming To Salt Lake City For Oregon-Utah Game