The ‘Little Brown Jug’ Is Coming To St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD - It's been a long time since the Gopher football team has had possession of the traveling trophy known as the "Little Brown Jug", and they're ready to show it off. The Brown Jug is coming to the St. Cloud TCF Bank next Tuesday, October 14th. The bank at 200 25th Avenue South will have the trophy on display from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, September 27 to bring the Little Brown Jug home to Minnesota for the first time since 2005.As part of the celebration, TCF Bank is partnering with Cub Foods and the University of Minnesota to bring this highly coveted and guarded earthenware trophy on tour.
Gophers fans can show their loyalty by coming out to take photos with the jug.
Dating back to 1909, the annual battle for the Little Brown Jug is the oldest trophy game in college football, pitting the Golden Gophers against the Wolverines. The trophy is carefully guarded by the football equipment manager at the winning school and is painted with the victories from each team.