Katy Perry Appears on ESPN's 'College GameDay' as Celebrity Picker

Tyler Brooke@TylerDBrookeSenior Analyst IIOctober 2, 2014

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ESPN's College GameDay will be at the Grove for the exciting game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday in Oxford, Mississippi, and it might have a big name for its celebrity picker.

Update from Saturday, Oct. 4

As expected, recording artist Katy Perry did indeed appear as this week's celebrity picker on ESPN's College GameDay.

Even though the Alabama-Ole Miss game will be the first college football game she has ever attended, she came to the desk ready to pick. 

There were some pretty strange moments during the segment.

Perry also appears to be a big fan of Oklahoma's Trevor Knight:

Perry really didn't like it when Lee Corso—with "Sweet Home Alabama" playing in the background—picked the Crimson Tide.

via @SBNation

In case you missed it, here's Perry's appearance on College GameDay:

During the game, Perry decided to give a big hug to the Ole Miss mascot.

[Twitter, Vine, SB NationYouTube]

--End of Update--

Kirk Herbstreit sent a tweet Thursday evening to recording artist Katy Perry, asking her if she would be interested in being this week's celebrity picker:

Shortly after, Perry responded with a very enthusiastic tweet, essentially saying that she would be interested in coming on but with stronger language:

Subsequently, ESPN's senior director of public relations announced on Twitter that Perry was set to be the guest picker:

[Twitter, h/t The Clarion-Ledger]