SBNation’s Off Tackle Empire was able to sneak in a question about the infamous $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy when they got a chance to get a word in edgewise with Mike Riley. The trophy is — or rather was — presented to the winner of the Minnesota-Nebraska football game each year. Now it’s nowhere to be found.
Herbie, Goldie, where is the broken chair trophy? https://t.co/secEn5TXdf
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) July 25, 2017
While Riley isn’t able to confirm the whereabouts of the trophy, it sounds like there may be some noise behind the scenes in locating it and potentially reviving it in all of its broken glory.
The $5 Broken Chair Trophy may not be the most prestigious award or sanctioned by the Big Ten (yet) but some of league’s best awards had to start somewhere.
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