Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, June 25, 2015

Want to have a great time AND watch some fantastic football? Get to a Big Ten football game.

Four Big Ten teams were included on's recent ranking of college football's best-game-day atmospheres, part of the publication's popular 15 for '15 series.

Reigning national champ Ohio State paces the Big Ten, at No. 3, trailing just No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama.

Nebraska (No. 5), Wisconsin (No. 7) and Penn State (No. 12) round out the site's top Big Ten atmospheres.

The Big Ten's four representatives are the second-most of any conference, three behind the SEC (7) and one more than the Pac-12 (3).

See what said about the Big Ten atmospheres below:

No. 12: Penn State
Getting to State College isn't easy, but folks come in droves for every home game during the season. The tailgating is spread out, but still impressive. Read full analysis.

No. 7: Wisconsin
The fans get loud before the game, and they remain loud throughout the game itself. Read full analysis.

No. 5: Nebraska
Huskers football is that state's No. 1 passion — and No. 2 and No. 3 and No. 4 and … you get the idea. Read full analysis.

No. 3: Ohio State
There famously is one stadium in particular that has a higher seating capacity, but Ohio State is the tops in the Big Ten when it comes to atmosphere. Read full analysis.

View the full ranking.