Created: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 01:24:00 EST
Updated: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 01:41:54 EST
CLEMSON, S.C. (WOLO) -- It's official. Lee Corso and company will kick off the season in Clemson.
Tuesday, ESPN confirmed its College GameDay program will visit Death Valley for the August 31st season opener against Georgia. For the first time, the show will run for four hours, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Later that night, the 8th-ranked Tigers will play the 5th-ranked Bulldogs. The game is set to kick off just after 8 p.m. and will air on ABC Columbia.
This is the second time GameDay has hosted its show from Clemson. The first time was October 21, 2006. James Davis and C.J. Spiller both scored two touchdowns in that game to help the 13th-ranked Tigers rout 12th-ranked Georgia Tech 31-7.
GameDay, hosted by Chris Fowler with analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit and Desmond Howard, will be kicking off its 27th year, 21st on the road.