Gary Patterson says ‘everybody wins’ with College GameDay appearance at TCU

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FORT WORTH, Texas – TCU will be at the center of the college football world on Saturday when ESPN College GameDay broadcasts live from TCU’s campus. For head coach Gary Patterson, the event means more than what meets the eye.

Patterson said on Tuesday that ESPN’s decision to bring the pre-game show to Fort Worth ahead of the TCU-West Virginia Game is a boost for the entire surrounding community, in addition to the football program.

“Everybody wins,” Patterson said. “That’s the cool part about it – that if you do it right, everybody wins. Fort Worth, TCU – anybody that wants to be a part of it wins because they get to be part of a great ambiance.”

College GameDay’s upcoming trip to Fort Worth is just the second time in the show’s history that the crew has set foot on TCU’s campus. The show broadcasted live from the TCU campus commons in November 2009, ahead of the TCU-Utah game that season.

The fan-favorite show, which travels to different campuses each week during the season, is an event that every school dreams of hosting for the sake of showing off their campus and all that it has to offer.

There was no shortage of appreciation from Patterson towards ESPN on Tuesday, on behalf of TCU fans across the entire Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

“I’m really glad we got ourselves into a position where we could do that,” Patterson said. “It’s great for TCU, Fort Worth, the metroplex, the community – all of it. The opportunity to show off our campus and all we do is unbelievable.”

Like the 2009 trip, College GameDay will once again set up camp in the campus commons for the broadcast on Saturday. The show will broadcast from 8-11 a.m. CT on Oct.7, but fans can enter the set as early as midnight.



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