100 things to do until college football season starts


Mountain West football kicks off in 100 days. There’s still plenty of time to kill before that, though.

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Not sure what to do with yourself until week 0? We can help.

  1. Invest in a Kickstarter, like Cash envelopes
  2. Read a book about college footballto like The border war by Ryan Thorburn and Robert Gagliardi
  3. Get into that College football revisited video game
  4. Visit a loved one National Park Service site
  5. Watch the first season of yellow jackets
  6. Take a road trip to Nevada and place some college football bets
  7. Relax by a pool and work on your tan
  8. Visit a local grocery store and Build your charcuterie board
  9. Learn to make a literal charcuterie board
  10. Join a college football forum, like MWC Council
  11. Watch a lot of baseball
  12. Try a tasty new local drink
  13. Go for a walk
  14. Rewatch one of your favorite games from last season
  15. go fishing
  16. Must watch Top Gun: Maverick
  17. Discover a local festival
  18. write something
  19. Get out to the beach or, if you’re inland, to a lake
  20. Try a local restaurant you’ve never been to before
  21. Adopt a pet from a local animal shelter
  22. Donate to your favorite team’s sports programs
  23. Visit your local library branch
  24. Take a nap
  25. Create a “drawing [insert whatever you want here] until the college football season begins a challenge’ for yourself
  26. Learn to play black jack
  27. Join a local recreation league
  28. Sign up to get tons of gifts for your birthday
  29. Update your CV
  30. Find a podcast to enjoy
  31. Perform at an open mic party
  32. Disconnect from the internet for a while
  33. buy one Riftrax for one of your favorite movies
  34. Floss daily
  35. Establish a stretching routine
  36. To learn a new language
  37. Refresh your cooking skills for tailgating season
  38. Create a Dungeons and Dragons character
  39. Become a CF Bordle Master
  40. Build the perfect music playlist for game days (or just get amplified with this one)
  41. Take a stadium tour
  42. Find a Coke Freestyle machine and make as many drink combinations to try as you can imagine
  43. buy one graphic novel read
  44. Ask yourself if a hot dog is a sandwich
  45. Play a game of true american with friends
  46. Watch a video game speedrun
  47. Read a sports-themed online literary magazine, such as Boudin’s special football mini-issue, The current exam, Clinch On
  48. Visit a local museum
  49. Check out local garage sales
  50. Try to make it tasty vegetarian receipts
  51. Start a skin care routine
  52. Rewatch the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order
  53. Learn to throw an ax
  54. To create a leavened sourdough
  55. Get a jump into planning your Halloween costume
  56. Observe some birds
  57. Invest in something (but not crypto)
  58. Perfect your selfie game
  59. Make a table
  60. Offer tickets to one of your favorite team’s football matches
  61. Create useful GIFs for the mass
  62. Treat yourself to a cameo from a Mountain West athlete, like Brian Cobb or Xavier DuSell
  63. try Xbox Game Pass
  64. Nerd at a comic book convention
  65. To verify the night sky at its maximum
  66. Visit a local farmer’s market
  67. Play a round of mini golf
  68. Play a real round of golf
  69. Volunteer with a local organization
  70. Clean up your living space
  71. Clean up your inbox
  72. Try as many different Oreo cookie flavors as you can find
  73. Get reps in a batting cage
  74. Climb a rock wall
  75. Support the local music scene
  76. do it homemade fruit juice
  77. Join a book club
  78. Hang out at a county or state fair
  79. Ride Amtrak somewhere you’ve never been before
  80. Work on your 40 yard run time
  81. Step up your bath game
  82. Buy a new college football jersey
  83. Eat the best burger in your state (and maybe the next state, if you have time)
  84. Stay hydrated
  85. Visit your local zoo
  86. Watch a nature documentary or three
  87. Go bowling
  88. Buy the biggest puzzle you can find and put it together
  89. Barbecue
  90. swedish a movie you like
  91. Go camping
  92. Support a local food truck
  93. Buy a planner and get organized (or at least build your future schedule around Saturdays this fall)
  94. Buy a plant and grow herbs or vegetables at home
  95. Take one Udemy course and learn something new
  96. learn a dance
  97. Donate food and supplies to your local food pantry
  98. Eat somewhere that has been featured on Dinners, drive-ins and dives
  99. Go skating, whether on ice or on wheels
  100. Stare at a wall and wait for August 27 to come



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