LSU vs Kansas State: College GameDay makes Texas Bowl picks

The College GameDay crew had their final live show of the 2021-22 college football season to preview the New Years Day bowl games. They also had the final chance to preview the Texas Bowl, where the Bayou Bengals will be playing before the Brian Kelly era.

The crew picked their picks for LSU Kansas State and only one man was brave enough to claim the purple and gold.

Desmond Howard by himself on an island

The former Heisman Trophy Winner at Michigan, he chose to join the LSU Tigers. The expectations in this game are going to be different when the team takes the field against the Big 12’s Kansas State Wildcats. They are without their running back or quarterback. Can the offense score enough points to win? This is the real question.

Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Kansas State

No surprises as the pair chooses to support the Kansas State Wildcats. They are favored over LSU, who will be without Tyrion Davis-Price, Neil Farrell Jr., Damone Clark and Neil Farrell Jr. Defensively they will be tasked with slowing down one of the top playmakers in the Big 12, Deuce Vaughn.

The game kicks off on Jan. 4 at 8: 00 pm. CT at NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas. It marks the Tigers’ first Texas Bowl game since they took on Texas Tech in 2015. Kansas State is making its third trip to Texas Bowl. They lost to Rutgers in 2006 and defeated Texas A&M in 2016.

Neither team participated in the postseason last season.

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