GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 10: ESPN reporter Lee Corso looks on during the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game between the Oregon Ducks and the Auburn Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 10, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lee Corso picked this school as his favorite College GameDay location

A potentially surprising pick from ol' Lee Corso.

ESPN has been hit with a ton of defections lately. Mike Tirico, Skip Bayless and Tom Jackson are among those who have left the station.

Thankfully, we still have Lee Corso.

College GameDay on Saturday mornings has become somewhat of an institution and a tradition in college football, as the show visits a different school's campus every week to broadcast a game. One of the most recognizable things from the show is the closing segment with Lee Corso, where the old coach puts on the mascot's headgear to signal who he thinks will win that week's game at the show's location.

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Well, according to 105.5FM in Mobile, Alabama, Corso has a favorite location for the show and it might be a bit of a surprise to some of the show's viewers: Oregon.

Via 247Sports:

"Eugene, Oregon," Corso told the hosts of 105.5's The Opening Kickoff last week in Mobile, Alabama. "The reason is, the show is on at 6 o'clock in the morning. That means students are up all night long. They've got great enthusiasm and the Duck is my favorite (mascot). That's my favorite place, for me personally, to see a ballgame."

Oregon certainly has one of the best game atmosphere's with Autzen Stadium, and it appears that Corso thinks the pre-game atmosphere for when the College GameDay crew visits is just as good.

I guess the saying is true here: the early bird... er, duck, does get the worm.