Somehow the practice of standing around on a large expanse of asphalt, eating and drinking with friends and then going to a football game became the norm. Now it’s not just a practice but a tradition with parties, music and some of the best food in town coming out of coolers and grills on Lane Avenue and across the country on game days. Tailgater Magazine recently voted Ohio State’s tailgates as no. 8 in the country and the no. 1 spot went to Auburn. The article noted the massive RV lot along with the Varsity Club.