Yep, this is the first time in the history of GameDay that the show will broadcast from Washington. That also means this will be the first time a person will fly a Washington State flag at a Washington GameDay. Security plans are in place to protect the guy who’ll be holding the flag, according to the Seattle Times.
Steve Sarkisian offered this advice earlier this week:
On his weekly radio show this week, the Washington football coach joked that Husky supporters might try to snap WSU’s flag-waving streak.
However, “GameDay” senior producer Lee Fitting said the tradition will continue.
“Some of the Husky fans may not like it, but it’s awesome,” he said. “Wazzu has been known as the stepchild of the Pac-12 the last several years and they’re out representing their school. We’ve sort of sunk our teeth into that. It’s cool. It’ll be here on Saturday and we’ll make sure the people that are waving the flag are well-protected and out of harm’s way. I don’t foresee any issues with that.”