Football season is here. Some have already started making their predictions for this year's season. On September 2, I'll proudly be in Michigan State University's Student Section.Football is a pretty big deal. Its inspired many movies and TV shows. People who don't like football still watch the Super Bowl, even if it's just for the commercials. If you're into fantasy football, here are some tips to help you with your 2016 Fantasy Football draft.

The Pre-game

Obviously there are several definitions on how one can pre-game, but I'm going to try my best to keep this G-rated. Whether it's hanging out with your friends before the game at someone's house or tailgating, getting together will always be a good time.

It doesn't have to be a super extravagant event; my friends and I often just get brunch together before a noon game. Just make sure your plans keep you and everyone else safe and able to get to the game on time.

Check the weather

This should seem like a no-brainer, but the weather report can change on a daily basis. Making sure that you know that it's going to storm part way through the game is really important. Don't be the person that forgets rain gear. Trust me, I can say from personal experience that being in the stands cold and soaked is miserable.

Pack light

Most places don't allow for bags to be brought in, and if bags are allowed, you won't want to have one anyway. Keep what you bring to a minimum.

Be sure to bring your ID, keys, phone and some money. Concessions are really expensive, but if you are parched or freezing, you'll be thankful you brought that $20. I like to keep everything in a lanyard so everything is in one place and I can easily slip it into a pocket.

Dress appropriately

On a similar note, my biggest suggestion is to dress in layers.

Just because the weather report says it will be 70 degrees out, doesn't mean it will feel like it. You may be seated in a shady area. On the flip side, it can get warm in the stands so being able to take off a layer is really convenient.Also, show your spirit! You obviously don't have to go all out if you don't want to, but people should be able to tell who you're routing for.

Or if there is a student section theme, go for it!

Have fun

Don't be self-conscious. No one is going to judge you for how you cheer; feel free to get crazy. Maybe you'll get on the Jumbotron or someone will snap a picture that will get you in the yearbook. Scream as loud as you want, jump up and down, just do your thing!

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