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Bret Bielema jokes Arkansas-LSU rivalry trophy looks 'like a bad neck chain'

Arkansas has won its last two games vs. LSU. (Getty)
Arkansas has won its last two games vs. LSU. (Getty)

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):

A reverse view of the Golden Boot. (Getty)
A reverse view of the Golden Boot. (Getty)

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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