Where to Watch Your College Football Team in DC in 2022

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Updated: September 9, 2022

(Bars listed in parentheses are in the suburbs. Not all suburban bars listed)
Italics-potentially not officially hosted by local alumni group

The 2022 guide to where to watch your college football team in DC and the DC area is below.

CC Sports Pub below refers to Crystal City Sports Pub

Email barredindc@gmail.com or DM me on Twitter or IG (or comment below) for corrections.


  • Boston College: Across the Pond
  • Clemson: Mission Navy Yard, (Dudley’s), (World of Beer Rockville)
  • Duke: Blackfinn (officially only select games)
  • Florida State: Walter’s Sports Bar, (Dudley’s)
  • Georgia Tech: The Blaguard
  • Louisville: (CC Sports Pub)
  • Miami: Blackfinn (officialy only at select games)
  • UNC: Exile’s (select games)
  • NC State: Lou’s City Bar (officially only at select games)
  • Pitt: Irish Channel
  • Syracuse: Tight Five
  • UVa: (Quincy Hall), Jake’s Tavern
  • Virginia Tech: Public Bar Live, (Ballston Local)
  • Wake Forest: Dirty Water

Big 12

  • Baylor: (CC Sports Pub)
  • Iowa State: The Ugly Mug
  • Kansas: Blackfinn (potentially just select games)
  • Kansas State: The Big Board
  • Oklahoma: Astro Beer Hall
  • Ok State: Lou’s City Bar
  • TCU:
  • Horns Down (Texas): Penn Quarter Sports Tavern
  • Texas Tech: Bullfeathers (?)
  • WVU: (Ragtime), Matchbox Cathedral Commons, Madhatter

Big Ten

  • Indiana: (?)
  • Illinois: Astro Beer Halll (officially only at select games)
  • Iowa: Mission Navy Yard, Cleveland Park Bar & Grill, (CC Sports Pub)
  • Maryland: Lou’s City Bar
  • Michigan: Johnny Pistolas, The Midlands, Ivy & Coney, (Bark Social – Bethesda), (Blackfinn Merrifield)
  • Michigan State: Union Pub, Duffy’s Irish Pub
  • Minnesota: Blackfinn (officialy only at select games)
  • Nebraska: Blackfinn, (Buffalo Wild Wings Ballston)
  • Northwestern: (Highline RXR) , (Rock Bottom Bethesda)
  • Ohio State: Solly’s, Blackfinn, (World of Beer Bethesda), (CC Sports Pub)
  • Penn State: Exile’s, The Admiral, (Carpool), (Ireland’s Four Courts)
  • Purdue: The Bottom Line
  • Rutgers: The Big Stick
  • Wisconsin: The Big Stick, Hamilton’s Bar & Grill


  • Alabama: Proper 21K, Salazar
  • Arkansas: Trusty’s
  • Auburn: Stadium Sports
  • Florida: Proper 21
  • Georgia: Franklin Hall, Dirty Water, (Courthouse Social)
  • Kentucky: Astro Beer Hall
  • LSU: The Brig, (Rhodeside Grill)
  • Mizzou: ?
  • Ole Miss: Mission Navy Yard
  • Miss. State: Union Pub
  • South Carolina: Atlas Navy Yard, (O’Sullivan’s)
  • Tennessee: Blackfinn
  • Texas A&M: Union Pub
  • Vanderbilt: Present Company (select games)


  • Arizona: Penn Quarter Sports Tavern
  • Arizona State: (CC Sports Pub)
  • Cal: Homeslyce
  • UCLA: Astro Beer Hall
  • Colorado: Across the Pond
  • Oregon: Irish Channel, (Dudley’s)
  • Oregon State: (CC Sports Pub)
  • USC: Astro Beer Hall
  • Stanford: (CC Sports Pub)
  • Utah: (CC Sports Pub)
  • Washington: Red Bear Brewing, (CC Sports Pub)
  • Wazzu: Valor Brew Pub


  • Notre Dame: Mario’s Trattoria /Parlay DC, Penn Quarter Sports Tavern, The Dubliner
  • Appalachian State: Blackfinn
  • UCF: Union Pub
  • Cincinnati: Cleveland Park Bar & Grill (select games)
  • USF: Penn Quarter Sports Tavern (select games)
  • Tulane: Dirty Water

Bars with multiple schools

  • Blackfinn (8): Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee, Appalachian State, Miami, Duke, Kansas, Minnesota
  • PQ Sports Tavern (4): Texas, Arizona, Notre Dame, USF
  • Astro Beer Hall (4): USC, UCLA, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky
  • Mission Navy Yard (3): Iowa, Ole Miss, Clemson
  • Union Pub (3): Miss State, Texas A&M, Michigan State
  • Dirty Water (3): Georgia, Wake Forest, Tulane
  • Lou’s City Bar (3): NC State, Oklahoma State, Maryland
  • Across the Pond (2): Boston College, Colorado
  • Irish Channel (2): Pitt, Oregon
  • The Ugly Mug/Valor Brew Pub (2): Washington State, Iowa State
  • The Big Stick (2): Rutgers, Wisconsin
  • Cleveland Park Bar & Grill (2): Iowa, Cincinnati

2 responses to “Where to Watch Your College Football Team in DC in 2022”

  1. Stanford’s also at CCSP this year.

  2. With three bars, none of them shared with another school, I declare Michigan the leader and the best.

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