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Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

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Food and football. What a combination. You'd have to wrap yourself in the United States flag and sing the national anthem to be more American, and even then there'd be an argument. To celebrate two of our greatest institutions, we'll share with you some of the best eats in the country, one for every FBS town. Photo by John McDonnell/Getty Images.
Food and football. What a combination. You'd have to wrap yourself in the United States flag and sing the national anthem to be more American, and even then there'd be an argument. To celebrate two of our greatest institutions, we'll share with you some of the best eats in the country, one for every FBS town. Photo by John McDonnell/Getty Images.

Kickoff Countdown: One Day

Editor's Note: This is the seventh in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET. We've looked at the best, underrated and worst states for producing FBS talent, reflected on our favorite tailgating memoriesgiven you a printable schedule guide to the 2013 season, ranked every FBS starting quarterbackoffered you conference-by-conference bold predictions and paid tribute to the BCS.

If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, sportswriters are the most-loved people in the world. I have been to many sportswriters' conventions and the topic we all seem to get to is the best places to eat in each city.   

Here are a few suggestions. Most don't agree with sportswriters' opinions, but no one can argue against the appetites.

We'll reveal, conference-by-conference, one great place to eat or drink near every FBS school.