There are plenty of sports bars in NYC, and plenty of old-fashioned neighborhood bars. Some are better than others for watching and cheering your favorite NFL team. Best deal for Sunday and Thursday NFL games is the $30 all you can eat and all you can drink deal at Session 73 on the Upper East Side. Unlimited drafts, well drinks, wings, pizza and fries for $30, and watch the game on multiple large screens.
Also, check out this list published recently on DNA Info of the best bars for college football, school by school, including for USC, Michigan, Oklahoma, Alabama.