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Old College Football Uniforms That Need To Come Back

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Gonna start by stating that I wish college teams would limit themselves to one helmet with an option for a once a year throwback option. I miss the days when teams had one helmet and not 5 alternates.

Here's some that I miss:

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loved these. When you have such a unique color scheme you don't have to go over the top with your uniforms. The only thing special about these was the contrasting sleeve number, which was a great way to invite more color into the uniform and kept it from just being a plain jersey.

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Still can't believe that adidas managed to mess this uniform up in its current state. They had it right (or as close to right as they can get with the current uniform template and material) as recently as 2014, but then they decided to do this.

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It's maddening.

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Oh, I will jump in here...

Troy Davis era Iowa State:

His proudest accomplishment...the lowest Wonderlic score of all time. He was literally the dumbest football player to have ever played the game.
You've clearly never met this guy.

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While conducting a postgame interview with him for the newspaper I work for during his senior year at Scott's Branch HS, he was asked to fill out a recruiting/prospect form. He misspelled his own name. When I saw this, I asked if WE had been spelling it wrong all along, he replied "it don't matter. Either way is fine." Jerrell or Jerell? Which one is it!?

Id be willing to bet thatd be part of the reason he had to go to a JuCo his freshman year.

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Gonna start by stating that I wish college teams would limit themselves to one helmet with an option for a once a year throwback option. I miss the days when teams had one helmet and not 5 alternates.

Here's some that I miss:

1995-FootballNorthwestern.jpg

cffcb8d050843a8bdcc2a1dba5931e5c.jpg

michael-vick-p1.jpg

loved these. When you have such a unique color scheme you don't have to go over the top with your uniforms. The only thing special about these was the contrasting sleeve number, which was a great way to invite more color into the uniform and kept it from just being a plain jersey.

george620.jpg

sean-taylor-miami-hurricanes-washington-

I agree.. Even with "alt" jerseys or "bfbs" jerseys, the standard helmet can (and usually does) work.. It's also a better way to introduce something new without everyone thinking you're abandoning your traditional look or team colors.. So many concepts include multiple helmet options, one for each jersey/uniform combination.. With helmets, less is definitely more

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Gonna start by stating that I wish college teams would limit themselves to one helmet with an option for a once a year throwback option. I miss the days when teams had one helmet and not 5 alternates.

Here's some that I miss:

1995-FootballNorthwestern.jpg

cffcb8d050843a8bdcc2a1dba5931e5c.jpg

michael-vick-p1.jpg

loved these. When you have such a unique color scheme you don't have to go over the top with your uniforms. The only thing special about these was the contrasting sleeve number, which was a great way to invite more color into the uniform and kept it from just being a plain jersey.

george620.jpg

sean-taylor-miami-hurricanes-washington-

I agree.. Even with "alt" jerseys or "bfbs" jerseys, the standard helmet can (and usually does) work.. It's also a better way to introduce something new without everyone thinking you're abandoning your traditional look or team colors.. So many concepts include multiple helmet options, one for each jersey/uniform combination.. With helmets, less is definitely more

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Those shoulder numbers look like they should be on a freeway overpass. Holy Christ. Dial down the font size a few hundred notches.

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Those shoulder numbers look like they should be on a freeway overpass. Holy Christ. Dial down the font size a few hundred notches.

There was a mistake with shipping at the jersey factory, so they only had one number size.. And they slapped it on the front, back, and shoulders

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Those shoulder numbers look like they should be on a freeway overpass. Holy Christ. Dial down the font size a few hundred notches.

I miss these numbers. With smaller shoulder pads and jerseys they wouldn't work anymore without looking like pee wee players. Too bad.

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Those shoulder numbers look like they should be on a freeway overpass. Holy Christ. Dial down the font size a few hundred notches.

I miss these numbers. With smaller shoulder pads and jerseys they wouldn't work anymore without looking like pee wee players. Too bad.

I love those numbers. Champion font too!

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Both of those LSU unis are so ugly, was the Gold helmet one also pro combat? Somebody else posted it up here but UofA has to bring back the double stripe, and ASU has to bring back Sparky

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Those shoulder numbers look like they should be on a freeway overpass. Holy Christ. Dial down the font size a few hundred notches.

There was a mistake with shipping at the jersey factory, so they only had one number size.. And they slapped it on the front, back, and shoulders
I'm not sure if you're serious, but this is absolutely false. The front and back numbers were gargantuan, too, and by this logic, they would have been smaller than normal.

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