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  1. 9 hours ago, benpc21 said:

    I think that would work for Cal.


    On ASU good use of the shock web template. Not a fan of the pattern, but you used it well. My first thought is that the pitchfork looks only half there. I know that's how it's used on the current set, but based on how you are using it, did you try having the pointy tip on both sides of the shaft?

    It is. If you look on the back view, there is another tip to it.

  2. Hopefully, an update will come for Cal later today, but let's keep moving with Arizona State.

    Arizona State Sun Devils

    • TWO colors for ASU: Maroon and gold. Two helmets: maroon and gold. Too pants: maroon and gold.
    • Noticing a pattern?
    • The pitchfork stays as the primary logo, but no longer is it oversized on the helmet.
    • The pitchfork also becomes the main identity. It's used on the pants and jersey.
    • And for those traditionalists, a throwback becomes the alternate.

    Thanks for the encouragement and C&C so far!

  3. 15 hours ago, benpc21 said:

    This is interesting. I like the color balances of the home and alt, but feel like the yellow name and claw marks on the white don't pop. I also see Wolverine from X men in the yellow pants and i know very little about comics, etc. I know Nike currently has the Cal contract, but this feels more like an Under Armour type treatment, if that makes any sense. Nice work overall.

    I thought about that. What do you think about blue claws with a yellow outline, like the numbers? Just blue is a little too bland for that set, it leaves out too much yellow.

  4. 7 hours ago, BlackBolt3 said:

    Imagine this: Boise State wins out and Washington State ends up winning the PAC 12. (Unlikely, but still possible. We're playing the hypothetical game here, don't get angry Husky fans, I think y'all would win.) Houston wins out, including beating a really good Louisville team. Western Michigan runs roughshod through the MAC. BSU can now claim they beat a 1 loss Power 5 champ, and UH can claim they had a tougher schedule than the others, but Western beat 2 (albeit terrible) Big 10 opponents on the road. Honestly I think Boise State should get that spot, but it's tough.

    Trying...trying...really hard...


    But seriously, I think that's a fair point. Oregon State is probably as good as Illinois, but if the Cougars somehow win out, that would give a lot of weight to Boise State. But I think a lot of that weight would be given unjustly. Boise State caught the Wazzu at a week moment. Coming off a loss to an FCS team and before they started rolling, I think the Cougars weren't playing the same level of football them. I think Houston gets the spot here. Western Michigan doesn't have the schedule strength, while Houston can say they beat a top ten team AND a power five champion, both in games that were far bigger at the time than Boise State/Washington State.

  5. On 10/10/2016 at 9:12 AM, crashcarson15 said:

    We’re quickly reaching the point where it might take not one, but two losses for Washington to drop out of a playoff spot.


    Unless you think Baylor or West Virginia (I’d love to see it, but…) will run the table, a 12-1 (conference champion) Huskies still slot in as the fourth team in any rank for me — behind the SEC, B1G and ACC winners. Houston’s chances are pretty well shot, and Washington would be taken above a Louisville, Ohio State/Michigan loser, etc., with a conference title at one loss IMO.

    I still think a one-loss Michigan/Ohio State has a good chance of getting in over Washington. Especially if its Ohio State. I think that if the Buckeyes beat Wisconsin this weekend, and then lose to Michigan, an argument could be made that the Buckeyes are unequivocally better than a one-loss Washington team that won the Pac-12. That's just my opinion though.

    On 10/8/2016 at 10:15 PM, Wings said:

    Looks like the Washington-Wazzu game might be the game of the year in the Pac-12.

    For the first time since...1992. That was the last time the Apple cup had any major conference implications, much less national.

    On 10/10/2016 at 11:19 AM, DScruggy729 said:

    This is very hypothetical, but does a 1-loss Washington get in over a potentially undefeated Boise State or even Western Michigan? My gut says no, but that would make for an interesting debate.

    Absolutely not. Houston was the only team that ever had a chance to get in as an undefeated Group of 5 champion, because of their games against Oklahoma and Louisville and probably the strongest GO5 conference. Boise State might go undefeated, but that would include wins against a Washington State team that hadn't found their way yet, and Oregon State, which got it's first conference win last week (in overtime at home against Cal). Same goes for Western Michigan. Those two would have a good case for that New Years Six bowl, but not the playoff. Also, if Washington has one loss, they would have wins over all but one of the following; USC, Utah, Arizona State, Washington State, and Cal. Boise and WMU don't have games to match that. Not to mention that the Huskies have already dominated Stanford and Oregon. I don't think either of those two would have a chance up against a one-loss power five champion.

  6. Here's my take on the seeding for the top 24 spots:

    1. Same
    2. Michigan, A&M, Louisville, Tennessee
    3. Wisconsin, Baylor, Houston, Nebraska
    4. Ole Miss, Utah, Florida State, Boise
    5. Florida, Houston, West Virginia, Western Michigan
    6. Navy, Auburn, Arkansas, Oklahoma

  7. On 10/9/2016 at 8:15 AM, scottyeagle said:

    Maybe keeping a single stripe on the pants and helmet can help create a little difference between Stanford and Wisconsin. 


    1 hour ago, BJ Sands said:

    What about basing the Stanford set on the Plunkett-era uniforms of the early 70s? Would be simple and dignified but have some striping and not look as much like Wisconsin or Nebraska.


    I like these ideas. An update will be coming later today.

  8. 21 hours ago, Jack Holmes said:

    The stripes on the back of Arizona's helmet need to be flipped to match the front. But other than that, great job. I usually have a real aversion to red helmets with red facemasks but not here. 

    Good catch, that will be updated. Thanks for the comment.

    21 hours ago, ODUMonarchs said:

    Both concepts look great! I love the simplicity of both sets, it's refreshing from the gimmicks the Ducks put out now. The only thing I would add to the Oregon set is fighting on the other side of the pants.



    Arizona: I like it. The removal of the gradient in favor of stripes is great and I like the pants stripes those look great and they match the helmet stripes which is a nice touch.

    Yep, "Fighting" is on the right side of the pants. The template doesn't have a view of that side though.

    19 hours ago, sleuthpanther said:

    The only thing I would change is white numbers on home, and make the nameplates match number colors for all sets. Besides that, this is exactly what the school down South needs to return to!

    I can do the nameplates easily, but I prefer the red numbers here. I was originally going to go with white, but the red adds some flavor to the jersey.

    18 hours ago, Clintau24 said:

    Bless you for returning Arizona to their good look. 


    16 hours ago, benpc21 said:

    Solid work so far! Both teams look better than they currently do, IMO. Looking forward to the rest of this series, especially WSU and UW.

    Thanks for the comments!

    16 hours ago, H11K said:

    - Wow, great work on Oregon, nice way to keep the wings and continue to use black, grey (Unofficial football colors lol) but it all looks tied together which is key.



    - And fantastic job on Arizona, Im personal friends with Rich Rods son Rhett, and it sounds like new unis are in store for next season so I hope they are along the lines of what you came up with!

    Interesting note there on next season. Hopefully they don't blow this one too.


    EDIT: The concept has been updated in the OP.

  9. The reaction to Oregon seems good, so let's move on to Arizona.  Arizona Wildcats

    • I've done a very similar concept before. The Wildcats used to use this stripe in their identity, but they dropped it in favor of a gradient-infested set. I personally love the double stripe, so it replaces the gradient.
    • The Tuscon Bold font returns.
    • Three helmets, jerseys, and pants. They could mix and match these however they want.

    Let's get some more C&C for this one!


    • Nameplate colors changed to match jersey numbers.
    • Helmet stripe on back view fixed.

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    I was just thinking about how wrong all of our preseason predictions were, so I created a chart to show how things have changed. The first column is the preseason AP poll, and the second is the week 5 AP poll. The trend shows the difference since the preseason. And there are bound to be even more changes this week with losses by Stanford, Florida State, Wisconsin, Louisville/Clemson, Georgia, and Texas, and wins by Michigan, Louisville/Clemson, Washington, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, and Tennessee. And there are still some close games involving ranked teams to go.

  11. 2 hours ago, upperV03 said:

    Here's the official photos of the Oregon uniforms for today: 


    IMG_2268.JPGIMG_2269.JPGThe jersey actually looks to be the same as the one they wore in the Alamo Bowl with the grey collar and sleeves so at least it's not just plain white I suppose. This is also the first time they've worn the regularly colored Duck logo on the sides of the helmet and that is by far the best feature of this uniform.

    I thought overbuilt face masks were banned.

  12. 1 hour ago, DScruggy729 said:

    Not sure if Stanford is just laying an egg or Washington is THAT good. Probably a mix of both, Stanford's offense probably relies a bit too much on McCaffrey, and their passing game has been lackluster all night. 


    Looking at their schedule, Washington could probably pull of an 11-1 of even 12-0 season a lot easier than I initially thought. With Stanford out of the way, I don't know there is a PAC-12 team on their schedule that can knock them off? They'll probably trip up somewhere, but the South is a bit of a mess at this point (not sure about Utah and ASU) but a win over Stanford will pay dividends. 

    I think it's probably a combination of both. I think that Stanford is certainly not that bad, and Udub had a good night. Don't forget it was a sellout home crowd, that always makes it easier to play these tough games.

    @Oregon, @Utah, and @Wazzu are the most likely losses for the Huskies. Oregon comes next week, and if the Huskies celebrate too much, it would be easy for a letdown on the road against the Ducks. Utah is a good team, and it's tough to come out of Salt Lake City with a win. Wazzu is, well...Wazzu. You never know which team will show up- a JC softball team or the team that beat Oregon last year and gave Stanford all they could handle. The Apple Cup is in Pullman this year, so that will be a very interesting game.

  13. 11 minutes ago, hawk36 said:

    Is that real? Not to be all overly PC but a chain around the guys neck? That just seems a bit unsettling.

    This is how they revealed their combo last week, and for the games against Idaho and Rutgers.. And, "Husky Heritage" is the name they gave to that combo. I think it's safe to say it's for real.

  14. I've taken another long break from concepts, so consider this my return. I've decided on a redesign of the Pac-12. I've completed all 12 teams before I started this thread, and I will release one every four days. I am going in a completely random order. Here are the release dates:


    9/29 (Today): Oregon

    10/3: Arizona

    10/7: Stanford

    10/11: Cal

    10/15: Arizona State

    10/19: Washington State

    10/23: UCLA

    10/27: Washington

    10/31: USC

    11/4: Oregon State

    11/8: Utah

    11/12: Colorado


    Starting with Oregon.


    Oregon Ducks

    • Oregon gets some consistency in this set
    • I love the "O" on the helmet, so that returns full time.
    • Only (only?) six helmets, six jerseys, and six pants.
    • The Duck is on the sleeves, and the shoulders have a modified wing pattern.
    • The shoulder wings are supposed to be reflective, like this

    Hit me up with C&C!

  15. 4 hours ago, BigDmo said:

    ESPN just posted this horrible "article" about what would happen if Oregon was in charge of some CFB uniforms:



    I really hope the day never comes where this is what uniforms look like

    This is really ridiculous. Not only are the uniforms terrible, but why would you call it Oregon-izing? Since when does making crazy terrible uniform designs relate to Oregon? Oregon has quite a few, no question, but it seems that anytime any person on these sport sites that aren't uniform exclusive makes out-of-the-box designs, they attach "Oregon" to it. What Oregon is wearing this week is probably the craziest they ever worn (outside of the pink unis). If they really want to compare it something, they should compare it to Mr. Design Junkie. I really don't see any resemblance to Oregon here, just crazy terrible designs with "Let's get Oregon-ized" as the title.

  16. 2 hours ago, upperV03 said:

    The rumors were true:


    It was bound to happen sometime. Oregon is the only Power 5 team that would ever use this.

    15 hours ago, crosfam said:

    Yes, so far so good this year.  I hope they recycled the chrome lids for good.  No need for the black ones.  I Kinda like the frosty whites as long as we don't use the red/white/blue W.  We will see if they return.  I wouldn't mind occasional use of a nice purple helm instead of black, but everybody will scream "AHHG!  JIM LAMBRIGHT!"


    I HATE that helmet. I don't know why, but I've always hated that one. As you said, maybe it reminds me of Jim Lambright.

    If I had my way about it, that Huskies would use only use the gold helmets they've used this year. I wouldn't mind if they threw in this helmet occasionally, but death to the black and chrome helmets. Actually, death to all use of blackouts, whiteouts, black and white, chrome, "Husky Stadium jaws", "Northwest frost texture", matte, purple on purple.


    Get rid of these things and Washington would be flawless.