Reasons to Love College Football Season in Michigan

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College football season in Michigan
When it comes to being a Michigander, few things come close to the passion and pride fans have for college football.
Why do we love it so much? Here’s a look at some of our favorite reasons to get excited about college football season in Michigan.
It’s completely acceptable to dress ridiculously on game days. Photo Credit: Prayitno.
It’s time to bring out the tailgate games. Have you been practicing your bag toss? Photo credit: allison.
Saturdays mean sweatpants and a little relaxation. Just remember to get off the couch during commercial breaks. Photo credit: Luke Wisley.
Somehow the fact that “winter is coming” is easier when you have football to carry you through. Photo credit: Erik Drost.
There are plenty of longtime rivalries to celebrate. What’s better than a little friendly competition? Credit: Central Michigan University
What do you love most about college football season in Michigan? Share your favorite traditions by leaving a comment below.
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Photo credit (Main) Cheri MurphyPrayitno (team spirit), allison (corn hole), Luke Wisley (sweatpants), Eric Drost (helmet), Central Michigan University (CMU vs. WMU)
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