After speculation about who the celebrity guest picker would be for College GameDay in Lincoln this Saturday, Husker nation finally has an answer: actress and Nebraska native Gabrielle Union.
Union tweeted out the news on Thursday afternoon, saying, “I was always gonna do College GameDay.” The announcement was confirmed by Derek Volner, communications manager at ESPN.
I truly love you guys!! I was always gonna do @CollegeGameDay !!! There was NO WAY I was missing a chance to talk @Huskers 🏈🏈 w/ @MiamiHEAT fan (we sat in the same section) @DesmondHoward & the guys!! Now which @HuskerFBNation jersey do I rock on the show🤔— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 26, 2019
Union, an Omaha native, is outwardly spoken about her love for Husker football. She has attended Nebraska games in the past, along with husband and retired NBA star Dwyane Wade. The actress has starred in films such as “She’s All That,” “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Bring It On,” and is currently a judge on “America’s Got Talent.”