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Known for its fantastic fan signs, expert analysis, and colorful personalities, ESPN's College GameDay always attracts a huge crowd no matter what site it broadcasts from. 


However, the crowd expected at this weekend's host site, Washington State, may be too much for the university to handle.


In advance of No. 25 Washington State's tilt against No. 12 Oregon, the Pullman City Council has declared an emergency in order to deal with the massive crowd expected to attend ESPN's college football flagship program.

I'm no expert here, but I'm pretty sure this may be a College GameDay first. 


At 5-1, the Cougars find themselves ranked for the first time this year and will put their ranked status on the line against the University of Oregon, which is coming off an upset overtime victory over then No. 7 Washington. 

​​Despite the lower ranking, bettors shouldn't sleep on WSU. The Cougars have won three straight games against the Ducks, scoring at least 33 points in each of those contests, and are always tough to beat at home. If they're capable of pulling off the upset Saturday, Pullman may have another emergency situation on their hands.


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