List of NCAA college football rivalry games
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NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision 
Rivalries involving more than two teams 
|Game||Trophy||Team||Team||First Year||Final Year|
|Beehive Boot||BYU, Utah, Utah State||1971|
|Commander-in-Chief's Trophy||Air Force, Army, Navy||1972|
|Florida Cup||Florida, Florida State, Miami (FL)||2002|
|Michigan MAC Trophy||Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan||2005|
|Tobacco Road||Duke, NC State, UNC, Wake Forest||1888|
NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision 
NCAA Division II 
NCAA Division III 
See also 
- Most-played rivalries in NCAA Division I FBS
- Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy (top team in the Northeast)
- List of black college football classics
- College rivalry#United States
- The rivalry began in 1924. The first Battle for Chief Caddo was in 1961. Chief Caddo is the largest trophy in college sports, standing at over 7 feet (2.1 m) tall.
- The first Nickel Trophy game was in 1938. The series has been suspended since North Dakota State moved from Division II to the Championship Subdivision. The University of North Dakota completed its transition to Division I in 2012, and there is some hope the rivalry game will be reinstated.
- Though The Rivalry is not the oldest rivalry in NCAA Football, it is the most played and longest uninterrupted rivalry. Since the first game in 1884, the Lafayette Leopards and Lehigh Engineers/Mountain Hawks have met 144 times and only missed one year (1896).
- The first Hoosier Helmet game occurred in 1927 when the Butler Bulldogs played the Valparaiso Crusaders. The rivalry continued through the years in the Indiana Collegiate Conference (College Division), the Heartland Conference (Division II), and presently the Pioneer League (Division I FCS). The series' first season where a trophy was awarded was in 2006.
- Although the Fall Classic has only been played since 2002, Pitt-Northwest first played in 1932.
- The first Top Dog Game occurred in 1971 when the Butler Bulldogs moved from the College Division to Division II, joining their cross-town rival the U. of I. (formerly Indiana Central) Greyhounds in the Heartland Conference. The series lasted for 21 years until the last game in 1992 when Butler moved to Division I FCS (formerly NCAA I-AA) the following season.
- This is the year the rivalry began. The Edmund Orgill Trophy was first competed for in 1954.
- Although King's had played Wilkes nine times before the establishment of the trophy, the first game for the Wilkes-Barre Mayor's Cup was in 1996, per King's College's preview of the 2009 game.
Further reading 
- Weinberg, Steve (August 26, 2011). "Are college football rivalries getting out of hand?". USA Today. Retrieved 2011-09-05.