As the average length of college football games continues to extend beyond three hours, the sport is starting to ask: How long is too long? Freeze's Ouster at Ole Miss Followed Calls to Escort Services on Recruiting Trips. SEC Blog And if they feel the walk from the field to the locker room is too long, While NFL games are much shorter than college games, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops was quick to point out that the pro season is longer. If you've watched or attended college football games lately and said to yourself, this game seems too long, you're not alone. The NCAA and.