Football games are all about the mob fervor. Even for those who don't understand the game, who can resist the appeal of 80,000 people chanting in unison, "Make 'em eat shit!"? The visual impact of those same 80,000 people all decked out in orange and white is equally powerful in transforming even the most sports-hating into a true believer. This unified spirit more than compensates for the aching legs caused by standing for four hours in the student bleachers. The experience is worth it to fans, even if they didn't really see the game at all. Folks seated on the opposite, less rowdy side of the stadium have a better vantage and are able to lean back into their own discrete chairs. The upshot is, everyone enjoys.
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