Like most of the southeast, Florida is football crazy. And as home to thousands of alumni from some of the nation’s biggest and most football-crazy universities, fall Saturdays in Broward County are essentially football festivals. So, if you want to thoroughly enjoy your football-filled weekends, knowing the best college sports bars in Broward County is a must.

Versatility is likely the best attribute at American Social Las Olas.  A happy hour destination during the week and a hopping club by night, American Social is a quality sports bar on Saturday afternoons. Which should come as no surprise since it was founded by a pair of Florida State University alums. Garnet and Gold, war chants and chops are the respective preferred attire and forms of communication when the Seminoles play. But even if you aren’t an FSU fan, this is still a bar worth checking out for the energy alone.

Twin Peaks - Davie 

The official home of the Broward County Gator Club, Twin Peaks is the official swamp ground for local Florida Gator fans. It’s packed to the brim every week with orange and blue every week as fans take in the games. The name “Twin Peaks” is an apt double entendre playing off the bar’s outdoorsy décor and the helpful, scantily clad waitstaff this Hooters-inspired bar employs. Twin Peaks has 20 HD TVs placed in every direction giving every seat in the house a prime viewing location.

Ale House has been among South Florida’s most popular chain sports bars in Miami for decades. However, on Saturdays, the Davie Ale House & Raw Bar at the Coral Springs location goes from being a general sports bar to a UCF Knights sports bar. The Knights tend to get a bit overshadowed by the Gators, Seminoles, and Hurricanes in South Florida, but they have their own large and loyal following. Each of these alehouses provides a simple sports bar feel with HD TVs spread throughout and hard-to-beat drink specials.
Slackers Bar & Grill isn’t as well known as the previously mentioned sports bars in Miami, but it’s likely the most underrated. It’s a mecca of sports viewing as it caters to multiple fan bases depending on the day and sports season. Slackers could host a Wisconsin Badgers watch party one day, a Green Bay Packers watch party the next, then a Florida State watch party the following week. And with one of the most significant viewing areas you’ll find in South Florida, you’d have a good time at any of these parties.
While Funky Buddha Brewery doesn’t specifically cater to the sports crowd or any specific fandom, it’s still a popular destination for college football. Funky Buddha’s vibe and décor feel more like a day lounge than a sports bar; it can be a pretty relaxing place to watch a game. Which is part of what makes it one of the best college sports bars in Broward County. Funky Buddha is so spacious you have room to kick your feet up and relax.
Beer and football go hand in hand. So, if you're a west Broward-native who loves the Saturday gridiron, why not pay a visit to the Brass Tap? With over 300 bottles and 70 drafts, there are enough winning options here for even the pickiest of beer enthusiasts. 
 
Home of the Ohio State University alumni association, you can bet on the Buckeyes being tuned every fall Saturday. And since it was voted the best family-friendly restaurant. you can bring the whole gang out for a day of football, good food, and of course, good brews. 
 
With their New York and Los Angeles franchises thriving, GYM Sportsbar opened its doors in Ft. Lauderdale's Wilton Manors last year. And again, it was a smash hit. GYM's concept is a bit different than most. It's a sports bar through and through with a wide selection of beers and drinks, and TVs broadcasting the biggest games of the day from every angle. But what makes it different is that it's Ft. Lauderdale's only sports bar that caters to LGBT clientele. There's always a crowd and a good game, so it's definitely worth popping in this football season. 
 
With a wide selection of beers on tap, a full liquor bar, and a spacious seating area, a football-filled Saturday has the makings of something, well, legendary. Oh, and it definitely doesn't hurt that they have one of the best menus around with specials galore, either. 
 
A sports bar started by a former football player and Miami Dolphins legend has to be good, right? Kim Bokamper founded Bokamper's, and everything from its seating arrangement to its food and beer menus was thoughtfully placed with sports fans in mind. So, swing by, grab a seat, a beer and some wings, and get ready for some football!
 
 
A good sports bar can be hard to find. But if you're a Broward resident, there may be a few more than you think. So, why not spend your Saturday at one of the best college sports bars in Broward County? Florida is football crazy and it's a great way to support your favorite team and wind down with friends! 
 
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