I thought it was because they used an iron bowl as a trophy, but apparently it is a reference to Birmingham's steel industry.
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Then... Shouldn't it be the STEEL BOWL?
Best Iron Bowl ever:
The real secret to Andrew Luck’s success: SLEEPING.
Show-off touchdown fail - Reverse
If Adrian Peterson wants a TD, he's going to get one.
Aaron Rodgers with Hans & Franz