ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit during filming for the College Game Day live event at the south mall on the University of Texas campus at Austin.


College GameDay picks Texas versus West Virginia

Posted November 12th, 2016


The picks are in, and ESPN’s College GameDay crew favors Texas to upset No. 16-ranked West Virginia at Royal-Memorial Stadium.

Here’s the rationale — well, in some cases — behind the picks of analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Desmond Howard and celebrity picker Joel McHale.

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Kirk Herbstreit: Texas. “Not just D’Onta Foreman, but the throwing of Shane Buechele at home.”


Lee Corso:  West Virginia. “Not so fast. Wound up!”

Desmond Howard: Texas. “D’Onta Foreman is the difference maker.”

Celebrity picker Joel McHale: Texas. “Texas because the coach is about to be fired if they don’t win.”

GameDay was in Seattle for Saturday’s game between No. 4 Washington and No. 20 USC.

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