Once upon a time, App State-Western Carolina was kind of a big deal.
The two mountain schools first played back in 1932. It got competitive in the 60s. The get-togethers became so fun and heated, a trophy was created in 1976 – the Old Mountain Jug.
The 1979 matchup was the second college football game ever broadcast by a then-fledgling network caused ESPN. A few years later Sports Illustrated called it “the best football rivalry you’ve never . . . → Read More: Looking back on a once classic rivalry
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