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Bring back the Beer Barrel?

The Battle for the Barrel trophy.

Now that Kentucky has broken the 26-game losing streak to Tennessee, is it time to bring back the historic beer barrel which was once upon a time awarded to the winner of annual rivalry game? An alcohol-involved car crash involving two Kentucky football players in 1998 prompted the end of the beer barrel exchange.

The traditional ceremony was cancelled for the 1998 season and the two SEC schools mutually agreed to permanently discontinue the tradition before the 1999 game. Bring it back or forget about it? Vote here.

Read more about the Beer Barrel trophy on Wikipedia.

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