Rivalry weekend is always one of the most anticipated weekends of every college football season. Late-season matchups between two longtime heated rivals stir up special types of emotions in fans.
That's why rivalry games are usually home to some of the best tailgating experiences in college football. The fans' passion and dislike for the opponent is what creates a special pregame setting.
There will be plenty of great tailgating festivities this weekend at big rivalry games such as Florida-Florida State, Notre Dame-USC, Auburn-Alabama and Oregon-Oregon State. However, there have already been plenty of great games for tailgating this season.
Here's a look at the 50 best college football tailgating sites of 2012.