See Lee Corso call Alabama 'desperate' before headgear pick today on ESPN College GameDay

Atlanta, GA - December 7, 2019 - Mercedes-Benz Stadium: Desmond Howard, Rece Davis, Zac Brown, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on the set of College GameDay Built by the Home Depot during the 2019 SEC Championship Game.(Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images)
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A staple of ESPN "College GameDay" is the Lee Corso headgear pick at the end of the show for the game where the show originated that day.

"College GameDay" aired from Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday ahead of the 2021 SEC Championship between the Alabama and Georgia Bulldogs football teams. The SEC Championship is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Alabama, ranked No. 2 in the USA Today Sports AFCA Coaches Poll, enters the matchup 11-1 overall. The No. 1-ranked UGA Bulldogs come into the game 12-0 overall.

"College GameDay" is hosted by Rece Davis. With Corso, the analysts are Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, and David Pollack.

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Lee Corso picked Alabama.

Corso played Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" song before making the pick.

"Zac, how'd you like that song," Corso said to celebrity guest picker Zac Brown.

"I think (former Georgia radio broadcaster) Larry Munson just rolled over in his grave," Brown said.

"Well, I like it," Corso said. "I like a team that's most desperate, and that's Alabama."

This marks the eighth time, Corso has made a headgear pick for an Alabama vs. Georgia game. All seven previous times, Corso also picked Alabama to win, according to GameDayCole.com.

Alabama went 5-2 in those previous games. Georgia's most recent win vs. Alabama when Corso made it his headgear pick was Sept. 27, 2008.

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ESPN "College GameDay" airs each Saturday morning during the college football season from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT on ESPN and ESPNU.

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.

This article originally appeared on The Tuscaloosa News: See Lee Corso headgear pick today for Alabama vs. Georgia football

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