Crystal vase/urn-shaped trophy (2015.149a) with metal plaque adhered to side. Plaque has image of a jaguar and a tiger biting a football, with black type that reads, [BAYOU CLASSIC/SINCE/1974/GRAMBLING SOUTHERN]. Crystal trophy sits on a square base (2015.149b) with a felt top. Base has brass plaque at front with black type that reads, [2014 BAYOU CLASSIC/CHAMPIONS/SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY JAGUARS/DAWSON ODUMS, COACH].
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Southern University System, Southern University and A&M College, University of Louisiana System, Grambling State University
This is a deflated white and brown Wilson football with white lacing. On the white side is text in black letters that reads "EDDIE ROBINSON GETS 324TH WIN/ GRAMBLING 27 VS PRARIE [sic] VIEW 7/ COTTON BOWL STADIUM/ DALLAS TEXAS 10 - 5-85." On a brown side in black text are the words "PAUL 'BEAR' BRYANT 323 WINS/ AMOS ALONZO STAGG 314 WINS/ GLEN POP WARNER 313 WINS." On a third side in large black script is the word "Wilson ®." Below in black text are the words "Made/ in / USA/ K" and "Inflate/ 13 LBS/ R."