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Bonham trophy symbolizing new era of A&M rivalries to be covered in “Breaking Tradition”.

The making of a trophy is a detailed and arduous task as I learned after visiting the foundry to speak with Bonham Trophy artist Jeff Gottfried. Mr. Gottfried received notice in December of 2013 that Governors Rick Perry of Texas and Nikki Haley of South Carolina were interested in creating a trophy to be given to the annual winner of the Texas A&M and University of South Carolina game. Although no expert in college football, Gottfried had extensive experience in western bronze sculpture art, making him the perfect candidate for the job. (more…)

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