Which atmosphere is the best in college football?
College football is full of great atmospheres. A “White Out” game at Penn State and the Iron Bowl come to mind as some of the best games, but what are THE best?
Tom Fornelli, a college football analyst for CBS Sports, ranked the five games he would want to see most in person. He makes sure to stipulate that in going to these games, he would want to go as a fan, and not a member of the media.
So, which games made the list?
5. A night game in Blacksburg, VA:
I’ve never been, but I’ve always enjoyed the atmosphere of the crowd as Virginia Tech runs on to the field with Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” playing while watching on television, and I can only imagine how amazing it is to be there in person.
4. An Ohio State-Michigan game:
As for the game itself, Ohio State and Michigan have one of the greatest rivalries in all of sport, so to be able to take it all in from the seats with 100,000 of my closest friends seems like it would be a good time.
3. A night game in Baton Rouge, LA:
What I’m really here for is spending the entire day tailgating outside Tiger Stadium.
2. The Army-Navy game:
There just isn’t anything else like it in college football. The tradition of the rivalry, the pageantry, and just being in a stadium filled with the Midshipmen and Cadets.
1. The Rose Bowl:
It’s not just one of the most historic games in this wonderful sport, but it’s also the most beautiful place in the country to just watch a football game.
Well, there you have it, the five best games in any given college football season. This will cause plenty of uproar, we’re sure. The omission of some of college football’s most historic games, such as the Red River Rivalry.