It wasn’t pretty. But the Heartland Trophy is headed back to Madison.
Wisconsin beat host Iowa 17-9 at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday afternoon to regain the rivalry trophy. Last year, the Hawkeyes beat the Badgers 10-6 at Camp Randall Stadium en route to a perfect regular season and a Big Ten West title.
Watch Wisconsin players run over from the sideline to grab the trophy with a bull atop it. And after, read Land of 10 columnist Sean Keeler’s piece on the history of this trophy and how weird the original version was.
Senior LB Vince Biegel, who has missed the last two games with a foot injury, led the charge.
Wisconsin has now won six of the last nine games in this rivalry after Iowa won four straight from 2002-2005.