Top Five Fights
Most everyone has seen altercations at sporting events and maybe even some fights. Some of you that are reading this article may have even been involved in some of these disagreements. Whether it is two intoxicated fans going at it in the parking lot after a big game or a couple of fans rolling down the aisles at each others throats, many of you know what I am speaking of. Other than idiots that are looking for a reason to fight and get kicked out of games they spent over a hundred or two hundred dollars to watch, some people just blow up. Some fans are so passionate about their teams that they are willing to lay their well-being out on the line in defense of “THEIR TEAM”.
When I was in Tuscaloosa after watching the Auburn Tigers win their fifth straight Iron Bowl, a man of at least sixty five years had to be restrained by his teenage grandchildren after some college students from Auburn stuck their thumbs and five fingers at him signifying their fifth straight victory over their rival. I am sure the old man was not drunk. I am sure that he was at a sensitive point as a diehard Tide fan and disappointment after disappointment finally got to him and he snapped as he ran at the young kids before being held back. This instance did not escalate to a physical conflict, but is an example of what good people do when something so meaningful to them is disrespected. Most fans can just shrug their shoulders and let things go. Other fans just need someone to smart off about their team and they are set off. Not all fights at games are because of comments made regarding football teams, but most are.
I have witnessed many altercations, some just smack talk and some that are borderline assault. I have witnessed four real fights (more than shoving) while at college football games. I have decided to rank them as I do most everything else. Sometimes if an altercation is more serious it can put itself above and beyond the description of a fight.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.