Stephen A. Smith Announces He Is GameDay Guest Picker – Explained!

ESPN’s prime character will function visitor picker for the enduring faculty soccer present.

Stephen A. Smith—an already ubiquitous pressure on ESPN’s air waves—is about to seem on yet one more main property for the community on Saturday morning. The First Take character posted a video to Twitter saying that he’ll function Saturday’s College GameDay visitor picker for the present at Jackson State.

ESPN is readily available for a serious HBCU rivalry conflict between Deion Sanders’s undefeated JSU squad and Southern (5–2). The recreation, often known as the BoomBox Classic, dates again to 1958 and pits two SWAC powers towards each other.

“Guess who the celebrity game picker is this week for College GameDay? That would happen to be me,” Smith stated after stepping out of a automobile within the video earlier than boarding a jet. 

“Yes, I’m heading to Jackson, Mississippi. I’m heading there to see my man Prime Time and the rest of the crew. GameDay crew, I’m coming y’all, I promise you I’ll be there.”

Smith, a New York native, is an fascinating decide for the sport, although he’s the community’s most distinguished character to attend an HBCU. He performed level guard at Winston-Salem State from 1987–91 earlier than launching his profession in journalism.

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As Smith is about to seem on the present, it will likely be with out its personal iconic determine. Lee Corso, who has handled well being points all through the autumn, is not going to be on this system. He missed a number of weeks of the present earlier this 12 months, and on Friday, ESPN introduced that Corso wouldn’t be in Jackson on Saturday.

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