College football is a wonderful sport. It’s full of incredible rivalries, talented players, passionate fans and picturesque, stunning autumn scenes that inspire flowery prose and keep fans coming back year after year, generation after generation.
Trouble is, there’s a lot more of the year without college football games than there is with college football games. The season stretches from early September to early January thanks to the College Football Playoff, but it’s still shorter than either college basketball or college baseball. That means college football fans have a lot of time to fill in the cold, dark offseason and think about their teams and the season ahead.
How do fans fill the time? It’s not easy, but we have some suggestions. Here are 10 events that can help get fans through the college football offseason.