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On Saturday morning, ESPN “College GameDay” took place in Miami ahead of theFlorida State vs. Miami Hurricanes football game

The cast made predictions for Saturday night’s game between No. 23-ranked BYU andTroy University, which arescheduled to play at 9:15 p.m. CT

BYU is a 14-point favorite against Troy,according to BetMGM

TV, live stream info:How to watch No. 23-ranked BYU vs. Troy University football on TV, live stream

ESPN College GameDay picks for BYU vs. Troy football 

Kirk Herbstreitpicked BYU. 

Pat McAfeepicked BYU. 

“BYU, just a few weeks ago, I thought they were potentially the best football team that has ever gone onto a football field,” McAfee said. “I love the stormin’ Mormons out there minus-14 1/2 against Troy, strictly ’cause I don’t know what a Troy is.” 

“I am on your side,” Herbstreit said. “I’m all about BYU. They are physical — probably as physical as anybody in the country at the line of scrimmage. I know it was against Navy — they hadn’t practiced, they hadn’t tackled — but I love this BYU team. 

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow)September 26, 2020

“College GameDay” hostRece Davisthen shared that BYU might be shorthanded for the Troy game due to COVID-19. 

“I love BYU, too — be very careful,” Davis said. “I’m told BYU might be down 12, 13 guys because of testing and tracing, might have some problems in the secondary and the offensive line.” 

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College GameDay” airs on ESPN each Saturday during college football season from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT. 

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

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