Alright, rivalries galore!
Most importantly, the game of the week has the Beloved at our hated in state rival Northwestern for the Land of Lincoln Trophy, lovingly known to us fans as “the hat”:
Its a pretty goddamned good trophy, as far as these things go. Nothing like the old “Sweet Sioux Tomahawk” that the schools played for back in the day when I was going to skool there before all of the political correctness:
but I guess the hat is better than nothing.
VANDALS at Appalachian State
Up here, it is all about Paul Bunyan’s Axe – Minnesota vs. Wisconsin. The winner goes to the Big Televenteen championship to get wiped out by tOSU. Minnesota hasn’t owned the ax for more than a decade and that won’t end today:
Notre Dame at USuC!
Auburn at Alabama!
Oregon vs. Oregon State!
And much more! Today is a good day.