Game day fare that scores!
Story and photos by Angie Sutton
The time is nearly upon us my friends. College football and those epic Saturday tailgates are just under the flip of a calendar page. College football fans take their tailgating seriously and for many, the events before the game are just as important as the battle taking place on the field.
Tailgating is something that is impossible to do wrong. Okay, so maybe we’ve all witnessed some instances that have turned out not so good like the pressure cooker torso burn requiring the EMT’s to visit our tailgate. We can all agree though that not all tailgates are created equal. I think the saying is “Wherever two or more people gather in celebration of the game, the spirit of tailgating shall be there.” So by all means, pop the trunk, fold out your chairs and celebrate.
Some tailgating rituals however are simply above and beyond the rest. These folks take the pregame ritual to a new level. We’re talking themes, menus, tent towns, decorations and specially-selected music pumping from beneath the proudly-erected flag pole waving the team’s colors. Of course at this point I have the Wabash Cannonball running in a loop in my head. Gives me goosebumps to think about it!Read more...
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