Husker Football: Top Five Budding Rivalry Names/Trophies

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Sep 29, 2012; Lincoln, NE, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Ameer Abdullah (8) breaks away from Wisconsin Badgers defender Michael Trotter (43) in the second half at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska won 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

No. 2: Alvarez Alcatraz (Wisconsin)

Now we’re getting to the tippity top of the totem pole and this back-and-forth has the flames stoked already.

Wisconsin has dealt Nebraska two of its worst loses in recent memory, let alone in Big Ten play. However, they’ll also be known as the team that was a part of the second-largest comeback in the history of Husker football (for now).

When you add the Barry Alvarez connection, it’s a natural fit.

Trophy: Statue of bronze hands cuffed (one cuff with an “N” engraved, the one with a “W”) through jail bars with winner, year and score at the base