What's Your Favorite Thing About Football Season?

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In the South, we love football season. Whether that love stems from an alma mater or short checkout lines at the grocery store, this time of year is a winner. We asked Intermark employees what their favorite thing about the season was. Here’s what they said:

"Being able to go shopping — grocery, Costco, mall — with many fewer people around." – Lynn Worrel

“Football-themed food!" – Julie LaForce

“Tailgating with friends and family is my favorite part of football season ... even tailgating with opposing teams’ fans is fun in the South. Food, old rivalries and friends make Saturdays great!” – Lauren Bland

“The Walk of Champions before The University of Alabama football games. The music mixed with the intensity of the fans gives me chills every time! Also, because I get a hug from #75 :)” – Nikki Hegstetter

“When you're an Alabama fan, what's not to love about football season? But for me, it's a hard tie between tailgating and the pre-game show. My perfect Saturday isn't complete without a ton of good food enjoyed on the Quad with hundreds of other fans. However, there's nothing like a night game in Bryant-Denny. As a former member of the Million Dollar Band, I still can't help but get chills when the band steps off for the pre-game show. Over all, I guess the best thing about football season is winning national titles, but that goes without saying. :P” – Hillary McDaniel

“Watching the game with friends.” – John Oney

“Hot days, cool nights and a lot of Waaaaar Eagles :)” – Kat Davis

“Being in Jordan-Hare Stadium as the band enters the field and seeing the eagle circle the stadium!” – Sharon Neill

“Saturday is a great day to run errands. No traffic. No lines at the stores. I really get my life back on track during football season.” – Joel Lugar

“I love, love, love the ability to get so creative with the food — be it new dips, innovative sliders or just some amazing grill work. I love entertaining and seeing people happy and full of awesome food!” – Lindsay Sutton

“Spending game day at my sister's house with our family. And winning, of course! RTR!” – Shea Posey

“The absence of traffic on Saturdays. It's very easy to get around down here on game days.” – Aaron Carter

“The friends and family that football season brings together for fun game days! Roll Tide!” –Mary Kathryn Woods