Nebraska and Iowa recently released the name of their "forced" rivalry. It is called the Heroes Game.
The trophy will have names of local heroes from Nebraska and Iowa placed on it. The local heroes will be honored at each game in this rivalry.
Is it nice to honor our local heroes? Sure, I'm not disputing that. But this is football, and the Heroes Game just sounds dumb.
We go from rivalry trophies such as an axe, jug, barrel and a golden pig to something way too serious for football.
The new Big Ten seems to be stressing serious lately.
First the Legends and Leaders division names, and now this. Here are some options fans would actually like to see.