ESPN’s Saturday episode of “School GameDay” was a little bit completely different for viewers, because the COVID-19 pandemic compelled some modifications.
Whereas Kirk Herbstreit, Rece Davis, Desmond Howard and David Pollack had been all on location in Winston-Salem, N.C., Lee Corso remained at house to restrict his publicity to the lethal virus. However Corso did not simply arrange a webcam in his front room: The veteran “School GameDay” analyst went all out for his setup.
Corso had the total “School GameDay” desk, a grill, Wake Forest’s mascot, Clemson’s mascot, cutouts — together with Demon Deacons alumni Chris Paul and Tim Duncan — a pool and way more.
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It was fairly the scene, and it was good to see Corso convey some kind of normalcy to “School GameDay.” Diehard followers of the Saturday morning present are used to seeing faculty soccer crazies wave indicators up within the air, mascots making appearances and visitor pickers coming in to characterize their faculty. Due to social distancing, not all of that is attainable in 2020. So Corso did his greatest to recreate the magic.
Because of this, viewers shared their pleasure in Corso’s spectacular setup.
Me: I suppose this unconventional season will let Lee Corso lastly retire-
Lee Corso: movie me from house and have the Demon Deacon water my crops pic.twitter.com/pwRupqza3f
— Dennis Flynn (@DFlyAwayHome) September 12, 2020
And naturally, “School GameDay” would not be full with out Corso’s well-known headgear decide.
Regardless of having Wake Forest alum Chris Paul on the present, Corso needed to go together with Clemson for his first official headgear decide of the 2020 faculty soccer season.
2020 could convey some challenges, however fortunately Corso is attempting his hardest to make it work.