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Tailgate Connect Serves Up the College Football Tailgating Experience

Fans of OneSouthernMan know how much southerners enjoy the college football tailgating experience, especially at SEC campuses. Over the off-season, we ran upon Tailgate Connect, an intriguing concept designed to allow visiting fans, and even locals, the chance to enjoy and participate in college football’s ultimate social event, the pre [...]

A Letter to My Son On His 18th Birthday

Dear Son, Happy 18th birthday! I know you thought this day would never come. While it seemed like an eternity, it went by in a flash. I remember your birth as if it were happening this morning (around 11 a.m. if I'm not mistaken). Tim McGraw's "Something Like That," was [...]

SEC Teams & Fans Showcase ‘Best and Brightest’ In CFB National Championship

Last night the University of Alabama faced the University of Georgia in the College Football National Championship, in all places – Atlanta- the heart of the South. The games dramatic ending when Alabama’s freshman quarterback connected with a freshman receiver allowed the SEC and the South, in particular, to showcase [...]

The Best Tailgate In the SEC Is….?

The SEC can lay claim to at least two championships in 2017. First, they have the nations best college football program and the second is the best tailgate experience in college football. Monday night’s national championship game between Alabama and Georgia will determine who wins the gridiron battle and I’m [...]

Tailgating SEC Style: Auburn

Each season a handful of SEC rivalry games determine bragging rights for the next year, but nowhere is the intensity greater than when Auburn and Alabama face off in the Iron Bowl. For the sixth series in our "Tailgating SEC Style" coverage, my good friend and tennis buddy Tim Sammarco, [...]

Tailgating SEC Style: Georgia

A gorgeous, warm fall Saturday in Athens, GA was the ideal setting for week five of Tailgating SEC Style, as the University of Georgia Bulldogs hosted the Missouri Tigers. It was my first trip to Athens and I was impressed with both the downtown vibe and the campus. Georgia [...]

Tailgating SEC Style: Alabama

Our fourth series in Tailgating SEC Style led OneSouthernMan to Tuscaloosa, AL as the University of Alabama Crimson Tide hosted the Ole Miss Rebels. A 7:30 p.m. kickoff provided ample time for a long, hot day of tailgating and needless to say, the atmosphere was electric. Bama cheerleaders in The [...]

Tailgating SEC Style: Mississippi State

The third week of our Tailgating SEC Style brought OneSouthernMan to Starkville, MS, where the Mississippi State Bulldogs hosted the LSU Tigers on a beautiful and hot, Southern Saturday. MSU fans turned out en masse for their first conference game and neither the pregame festivities nor the game should have [...]

Starkville MS: Best Places to Eat In Every SEC Town

Hardly anyone will argue the state of Mississippi serves some of the best Southern dishes in the South. We’re venturing to Mississippi State University for our next tailgate series and highlight the best places to eat in every SEC town. Here are top spots in Starkville, MS. The Little Dooey [...]

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