Face it, tailgating is a sport in its own right. More than 17 million fans attended NFL games last year, and according to the NCAA, total college football attendance was nearly 48 million. That's a lot of tailgate parties, and that's just football. As the weather gets colder and football season heats up, here are some of the best accessories for tailgaters, whether you're a college student who's just starting out, or the fan who seems to have everything. 

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