10 Best College Football Rivalry Nicknames & Trophies Ahead of Week 14

Cover Photo: Twitter/@CFBReddit
Cover Photo: Twitter/@CFBReddit

Even with more than 100 years of history between some schools, one of the greatest parts of college football's rivalry week is the list of rivalry series nicknames themselves.

With more than 25 classic college football rivalry matchups on the Week 14 docket, here's a look at 10 of the best and funniest rivalry nicknames with their respective trophies ahead of this week's action.

10. The Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs

Photo: Twitter/@ChancellorRLD
Photo: Twitter/@ChancellorRLD

Rivalry: Texas-Texas Tech
Rivalry Nickname: The Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs
Rivalry Trophy Name:
The Chancellor's Spurs

9. The Battle on the Bayou

STATESBORO, GA - SEPTEMBER 28: Levi Lewis #1 of the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns looks to pass during the first quarter against the Georgia Southern Eagles at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on September 28, 2019 in Statesboro, Georgia. (Photo by Chris Thelen/Getty Images)
Chris Thelen/Getty Images

Rivalry: Louisiana-Louisiana Monroe
Rivalry Nickname:
 The Battle on the Bayou
Rivalry Trophy Name: The Wooden Boot

8. The Commonwealth Clash

Photo: Twitter/@virginia_tech
Photo: Twitter/@virginia_tech

Rivalry: Virginia-Virginia Tech
Rivalry Nickname:
 The Commonwealth Clash
Rivalry Trophy Name: The Commonwealth Cup

7. 100 Miles of Hate

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 9:   Ty Storey #4 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers calls signals at the line of scrimmage during a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on November 9, 2019 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The Hilltoppers defeated the Razorbacks 45-19.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Rivalry: Middle Tennessee State-Western Kentucky
Rivalry Nickname:
 100 Miles of Hate
Rivalry Trophy Name: N/A

6. The Egg Bowl

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 26:  Head Coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates with his team after winning the Egg Bowl against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Oxford, Mississippi.  The Bulldogs defeated the Rebels 55-20.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Rivalry: Ole Miss-Mississippi State
Rivalry Nickname: The Egg Bowl
Rivalry Trophy Name:
The Golden Egg

5. The Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 25: Conor Sheehy #94 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with Paul Bunyan's Axe after winning the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on November 25, 2017 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Badgers defeated the Golden Gophers 31-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Rivalry: Wisconsin-Minnesota
Rivalry Nickname: The Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe
Rivalry Trophy Name:
Paul Bunyan's Axe (formerly the Slab of Bacon until 1943)

4. The War on I-4

ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 24: Titus Davis #10 of the UCF Knights holds the War on I-4 trophy after a game against the South Florida Bulls at Spectrum Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. UCF Knights defeated South Florida Bulls 49-42. (Photo by Logan Bowles/Getty Images)
Logan Bowles/Getty Images

Rivalry: South Florida-UCF
Rivalry Nickname: The War on I-4
Rivalry Trophy Name:
N/A

3. Farmageddon

LUBBOCK, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 23: Quarterback Skylar Thompson #10 of the Kansas State Wildcats hands the ball to running back James Gilbert #34 during the first half of the college football game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders on November 23, 2019 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. (Photo by John E. Moore III/Getty Images)
John E. Moore III/Getty Images

Rivalry: Iowa State-Kansas State
Rivalry Nickname: Farmageddon
Rivalry Trophy Name:
N/A

2. Clean, Old Fashioned Hate

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 25: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs runs the ball during the first half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)
Daniel Shirey/Getty Images

Rivalry: Georgia-Georgia Tech
Rivalry Nickname: Clean, Old Fashioned Hate
Rivalry Trophy Name:
N/A

1. The Platypus Trophy (The Civil War)

Rivalry: Oregon-Oregon State
Rivalry Nickname: The Civil War
Rivalry Trophy: The Platypus Trophy

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