PHOTO: the SEC has a new(ish) championship trophy
The SEC's championship trophy got a 'makeover' this summer.
So the SEC revealed Monday that its football championship trophy had undergone a summer "makeover" ...
It's kind of cool in a bronze-statue-you'd-expect-to-see-in-a-park-in-downtown-Birmingham sort of way. But if this is the first time that you've been made aware of the three football players in the center of the trophy, that's not actually what's been made over. Here's a shot of the trophy after Alabama's 2012 SEC title game victory:
The statues seem to be the same. So, it's like the SEC's own Highlights for Children back page: What's different? It looks like the trophy's back panel has been replaced, with the blocky triangle replaced by the rounded-off circular panel -- one that allows for the SEC logo to shift from facing upwards to facing outwards. (And, you must note, to become noticeably larger.)
Which is all fine, save for one question: With its streak of seven consecutive national titles still intact, is now really the time to risk jinxing things with a new trophy? Huh, SEC?
Our Latest Stories
An early look at notable spreads for Week 5 of the college football season
Bookmaker.eu has released early odds on who will be coaching in Baton Rouge next season
LSU defensive tackle Davon Godchaux was arrested early Monday morning
The University of Florida is expected to name Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin as the Gators...
Jimbo Fisher already has to deal with LSU and LSU rumors
Figuring out the future for Les Miles, and recapping the rest of the week that was