ESPN College GameDay will be at Alabama-Michigan

ESPN made it official today with news that College GameDay will be live in Texas covering the Alabama vs. Michigan game.

Here are details from the official press release:
ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot – coming off its most-watched season ever – will return Saturday, Sept. 1, live from the Cowboys Classic as part of Dick’s Sporting Goods Kickoff Week at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, beginning at 9 a.m. ET on ESPNU and 10 a.m. on ESPN. On display will be top-10 teams Alabama and Michigan battling as part of the weekly Saturday Night Football presented by Windows series at 8 p.m. on ABC. The GameDay set, with an enhanced look for its 26th season, will be located outside the state-of-the-art facility.

Hosted by Chris Fowler, GameDay will once again feature Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack during the 10 a.m. – noon hours on ESPN. Samantha Steele joins the first hour on ESPNU with Pollack, and will also contribute reports, interviews and features throughout the final two hours with reporter Tom Rinaldi.

SportsCenter anchor and ESPN Radio host Scott Van Pelt will make several on-site College GameDay appearances throughout the season, including the first weekend in Arlington. In addition, the Scott Van Pelt Show will make a stop at the Cowboys Classic on Friday, Aug. 31, on the East Plaza Lawn from the College GameDay on ESPN Radio set from 1-4 p.m. on ESPN Radio and ESPNRadio.com (except 2-2:30 p.m. when it will originate from the adjacent ESPN College GameDay set and be simulcast on ESPNEWS).