Best sports themed gifts for football fans

To say my husband is a football fan is not quite accurate, he is more of a fanatic. He collects sports cards, memorabilia, autographed items - just about anything having to do with football he loves. Over the years we have purchased many presents and gifts that have a football theme. If you are looking for a holiday present or just a gift for someone who loves football I know some great ones. Here are ten fun and unique football theme gifts.

1) Eli Manning Hallmark Keepsake Ornament - Each year Hallmark produces a NFL football ornament in their football legends series. This year you are able to purchase number sixteen on their collection list, Eli Manning(notes). The Christmas ornament is four and ¾ inches in height and is only $16.95. This legendary New York Giants player is a must have for your football ornament collection.

2) NFL Monopoly Game - They make special versions of the classic Monopoly game like an anniversary edition, Sponge Bob, Disney, The Simpson's, Shrek, Family Guy, Seinfeld, Hello Kitty, M&M's and all kinds of animals. So it was just a matter of time before they made a football edition. For $35.95 you can give this unique Christmas present where you can buy and sell your favorite NFL football players.

3) NFL Automotive Floor Mats- If the football lover in your life wants anyone who gets in his car to know he is a fan these NFL floor mats are the perfect sports theme gift. These durable mats come in a two piece set for both driver and passenger side for $34.99, and with free shipping. You can choose from: Miami, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Carolina, Cleveland, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Denver, Seattle, Detroit, St. Louis, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Kansas City, New York Giants, Houston, Dallas, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Tennessee , New York Jets, San Francisco, Washington, Oakland, New England and Jacksonville.

4) NFL Crystal Footballs- For only $9.95 you can give an official NFL licensed crystal football gift. These beautiful clear crystals shaped like a football and etched with football laces and your teams name and logo. You have twelve teams to select from, they would make a perfect addition to a football memorabilia collection. They are just the right size for a display case on for your desk at work.

5) NFL Hand Painted Art Glass Table Lamp - If you are looking for a football theme gift that is also elegant these beautiful hand painted lamps would add class to any man cave. For $69.99 you can get an officially licenses lamp with the logo of your favorite NFL team and their colors. Each lamp features an antique brass resin base. Since each lamp is hand painted you need to allow four weeks for delivery time.

6) Life Without Football Shirts- For a football theme gift with a sense of humor one of these shirts are a perfect pick. You can get a t-shirt for $19.99, crewneck t-shirt for $24.99 and a hoodie for $29.99. Each one says life without football ain't worth living. Each one is made from a cotton/poly blend and the words are in white and red. You can select from sizes small, medium, large, extra large and 2 X, for your football fan of all ages.

7) Myth busters Science of Sports Kit - For $19.95 you can get this unique, interactive sports kit the ultimate interactive present. Perfect for younger football fans this kit includes materials for them to test the science of sports myths. The perfect combination of sports and science they can learn about their football and other sports myths as they try to prove or disprove them.

8) Wincraft Charcoal Keg-A-Que - For a definitely unique holiday gift for your foot ball fan you can get them the ultimate in tailgating. For $109.99 you can purchase an officially licensed NFL charcoal grill shaped like a beer keg. It has fold up legs for easy transporting, is made of polished chrome, heat resistant and has an oversized handle. You can pick from twenty nine different NFL teams to have their team logo and colors proudly displayed on your grill.

9) NFL Game Ball Travel Tumblers- The perfect football theme gift for a cold day at the game, these tumblers will keep you from spilling your beverages while cheering on your team. These 16 ounce tumblers fit perfectly into your cars cup holder and are only $14.95. You pick from twelve teams to have their logo on your drink holder. The tumbler features a removable faux leather panel that makes the cup look and feel like a football, a very interesting and cute present.

10) NFL Neon Lamps- For only $34.95 your football fan can have an one of a kind of lamp for his football viewing room. This lamp has a black plastic base featuring your teams logo with the teams name on top in neon tubing featuring the team colors. There are twelve popular teams to pick from this cool holiday present will be the envy of all football lovers.

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Updated Monday, Nov 29, 2010