It’s that time of year again.
NFL Conference championship games are slated for this upcoming Sunday, and Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans is just over two weeks away.
So, naturally, football fever is at an all-time high…at least for some die-hard NFL fans.
The folks over at GMR Marketing — one of the world’s largest engagement marketing agencies, with headquarters in New Berlin, Wisc. — recently conducted an analysis of 405 NFL fans and their level of football fever.
They mapped out the causes as well as the symptoms of being an avid NFL fan.
Check out the informative infographic below that was created by the Insights and Analytics team at GMR.
Fun Facts About Football Fever In 2012-13
- Unlike women, men are not introduced to football by their spouses.
- Men would rather watch the big game by themselves and enjoy the technical aspects of the game while women would prefer a communal setting; women are drawn to the social aspect of game day.
- 45% of NFL fans make friendly bets on NFL games.
- Nearly 3/4 of guys grow up loving football compared to just about 1/2 for women.