Bret Bielema jokes Arkansas-LSU rivalry trophy looks 'like a bad neck chain'
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema had a great description of the trophy Arkansas and LSU will be playing for on Saturday.
The rivalry trophy is called “The Golden Boot” and is a replica of how Arkansas and Louisiana look on a map. So Arkansas is on top of Louisiana. It looks like this (though the view is from the back side):
And according to Bielema, it looks like this:
“It kind of looks like a bad neck chain from the 80s,” Bielema said Wednesday. “It’s one of those things where it’s a little gaudy, gold-plated, but it’s big and speaks volumes about the pride between these two states.”
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The trophy was introduced in 1996 and LSU has won 12 of the annual games since the trophy’s introduction. Overall, the Tigers lead the series 37-22-2, though Arkansas has won the last two games in the series. And both wins have been by 17 points.
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