Lee Corso back for college football on Saturday after missing the past three weeks


college football fans can rejoice because one of the faces of the sport will be back on its biggest stage on Saturday.

Lee Corso, who has been on ESPN’s “College GameDay” since 1987, will make his first appearance in a month on Saturday as the show travels to Bozeman, Montana, for an FCS game between the University of Montana and the state of Montana.

ESPN College GameDay analyst Lee Corso picks the Panthers to win a game between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Pittsburgh Panthers on Sept. 1, 2022, at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh.
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Broadcaster Chris Fowler announced Friday that Corso will return to “College GameDay” taking place in Bozeman.

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“Great news! Look who’s back?! Mr. Corso finds the [College GameDay] gang tomorrow in Bozeman, Montana,” Fowler posted on social media. “Hope LC packed their warmest coat! Seeing it on my TV tomorrow will warm my heart.”

Corso last appeared on the show Oct. 22 in Eugene, Oregon and has missed the past three weeks while recovering from an undisclosed health condition.

In Austin, Texas this past weekend, “College GameDay” host Rece Davis provided an update on Corso.

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“Lee Corso is still recovering. I hope he continues to recover and is back with us very soon,” Davis said.

Lee Corso on the sidelines at Neyland Stadium during a game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Alabama Crimson Tide on October 15, 2022 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Lee Corso on the sidelines at Neyland Stadium during a game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Alabama Crimson Tide on October 15, 2022 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Corso 87, missed the two previous editions of “College GameDay” when the the show traveled to Jackson, Mississippiand Athens, Georgia.

Corso also missed two shows earlier in the season due to an undisclosed health issue.

Georgia Bulldogs mascot Hairy Dawg with Lee Corso before an NCAA football game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Georgia Bulldogs on October 2, 2021 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia.

Georgia Bulldogs mascot Hairy Dawg with Lee Corso before an NCAA football game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Georgia Bulldogs on October 2, 2021 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia.
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This is the 121st time Montana and Montana State have faced off in the “Brawl of the Wild,” and the first time “College GameDay” has visited Bozeman.


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