5 Best Hype Songs For Football
The 5 best hype songs for football get fans worked up and the players inspired. These are not necessarily official fight songs, but more of the songs that fans enjoy singing along to when the team takes the field or scores. See if your stadium plays any of the 5 best hype songs for football when your favorite team plays.
- "Who Let The Dogs Out" (2000) - Anslem Douglas / Patrick Stephenson / Leroy Williams. The Baha Men created a long and prosperous career for themselves for years before they released "Who Let The Dogs Out" (2000). But as soon as that opening line was blast across stadium speakers at an NFL game, every football fan in the country became obsessed with this entry on the list of the 5 best hype songs for football.
- "Shout!" (1959) - Isley Brothers. NFL teams have been using the song "Shout!" for years as one of the 5 best hype songs for football. The Buffalo Bills went so far as to re-write the lyrics to mention the Bills and made it their official fight song. It is not unusual to hear the Isley Brothers singing over the stadium speaker system telling fans to get a "llittle bit louder now."
- "Hail To The Redskins" (1935) - Corinne Griffith. There are few NFL fight songs that every football fan is familiar with, but "Hail To The Redskins" (1935) is one song that every football fans know. The Redskins are the only team in the NFL to have a live band play their fight song at every game, and when the band gets fired up the fans start to go crazy. This the oldest of the 5 best hype songs for football still in use.
- "Enter Sandman" (1991) - Kirk Hammett / James Hetfield / Lars UIrich. When the quarterback takes the field to "Enter Sandman" (1991), the whole stadium rises to its feet. This is a hype song commonly used in baseball to announce the team's closing pitcher as well, but in football it takes on a whole new life.
- "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" (1976) - Angus Young / Malcolm Young / Bon Scott. The hard rock band AC/DC has many songs that could have been on the list of the 5 best hype songs for football, but "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" (1976) is the most popular. Fans often join in singing along with the refrain and the driving beat definitely gets feet stomping in the grandstands.