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College Football

Food & Drink

How to Win the Tailgate

One of the South’s top chefs shares his game-day secrets

My Town

Vince Dooley’s Athens, Georgia

The legendary University of Georgia football coach and his wife, Barbara, share their recommendations for a perfect day in the Classic City

Arts & Culture

New Show Spotlights Food and Football in the South

John T. Edge and Wright Thompson explore the modern intersection of the sport and Southern cuisine

College Football Traditions

“Sailgating” on the Tennessee River

Tie up your boat with the University of Tennessee’s Vol Navy, where everyone’s welcome and the party lasts all season long

SOUTHERN STYLE

The Art of the Pregame

Put on the best spread at the stadium with these football-season essentials

College Football Traditions

Meet Mike the Tiger

A Louisiana State University veterinarian on what it takes to care for a mascot that’s also an endangered apex predator

College Football Traditions

Touchdowns and Toilet Paper

Why the long-running… er, -rolling… Auburn University tradition is taking a break again this year

My Town

Coach Phillip Fulmer’s Knoxville, Tennessee

The Volunteers’ former coach and current athletic director on the must-visit spots in a city he’s called home for decades

College Football Traditions

Go Between the Hedges

The University of Georgia’s iconic shrubs are still standing after nearly ninety years

College Football Traditions

The South’s Happiest Burial Ground

The story behind Florida State University’s Sod Cemetery

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Food & Drink

G&G’s Top Game Day Recipes

Build a championship-worthy spread, whether you’re tailgating in the parking lot or watching the game at home

Food & Drink

Hugh Acheson’s Guide to Football Food

The Athens, Georgia, chef on setting out a winning spread

Arts & Culture

Who They’re Cheering For

A sampling of Southerners’ predictions for the national championship game

Arts & Culture

Why You Should Pull for Alabama

Dynasties don’t last forever, so let’s roll with the Tide while we can

Arts & Culture

Why You Should Pull for Georgia

These Dawgs are hungry, fresh, and fun to watch. How ’bout them?

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Drinks

Where to Find a Good Cocktail in Every SEC Town

Looking for a polished pre-game drink? Check out these college-town bars

End of the Line

Fightin’ Words

Making a fuss about Faulkner and college football

Travel

Six Great New College-Town Hotels

Elevate your game-day weekend at these stylish Southern spots

Ask G&G

Love Thy Neighbor

Thoughts on rivalry football couples, dove-hunting duds, and classic Southern beach reads

Gardens

Between the Hedges with Vince Dooley

Hall of Fame football coach, athletic director… master gardener? How the University of Georgia legend found a second love on the turf around Athens