Lee Corso has officially returned to ESPN’s “College GameDay.” Kirk Herbstreit shared his pre-show video conversation with the former coach Saturday morning.

Corso wanted to talk football when Herbstreit was recording. It was Herbstreit who had to shift the conversation to Corso’s health.

The last 2 weeks, “GameDay” has been without Corso. The 87-year-old analyst was feeling under the weather 2 weeks ago went to get checked out. Corso was able to joke about his trip to the hospital.

“I feel good. I had a hell of a scare,” Corso said. “I was real worried because I went in the hospital and the male nurse said to me, ‘No wonder you’re here. You said bad things about Clemson last week. That’s why you’re in the hospital.’ I’m not saying another bad thing about Clemson ever again.”

Corso confirmed that his personal doctor has given him the ok to return to the road. The reason “GameDay” is back in Knoxville was on Corso’s mind when Herbstreit first recorded.

“Roll Tide! Nine-point favorite! Alabama is a 9-point favorite,” Corso said to the camera. “You’d be crazy to pick Tennessee, wouldn’t you?”

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When Herbstreit later asked Corso if he had revealed his pick, Corso replied, “Entertainment business.”

“GameDay” with Corso, Herbstreit and company starts at 9 a.m. ET on ESPN.