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Not bad but not great. I would have worn the traditional maroon on gold but some teams like to be special.

Yeah, special like the olympics.

I have a bigger problem with the useless "point at a catalog" piping template, but I guess we all just have to get used to that.

One of the all-time greatest uniforms in history is the 50's LA Rams... athletic gold jerseys over WHITE pants. Why does no one try this now?

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i dont really mind the all gold unis, and the new stadium looks nice too.

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Not bad but not great. I would have worn the traditional maroon on gold but some teams like to be special.

Yeah, special like the olympics.

I have a bigger problem with the useless "point at a catalog" piping template, but I guess we all just have to get used to that.

One of the all-time greatest uniforms in history is the 50's LA Rams... athletic gold jerseys over WHITE pants. Why does no one try this now?

I'm not sure how this is a "point at a catalog" template. I think the only team I've seen in this design is Minnesota (maybe I'm wrong, but none I can think of off the top of my head.) But if you want "point at a catalog" templates, check out your sig. Both teams are wearing the same striping design. I'm not saying it's bad, I'm just saying that every team in the 60s didn't have unique designs.

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Can I sue U. Minnesota for aesthetic rape?

lol.

Not bad but not great. I would have worn the traditional maroon on gold but some teams like to be special.

One of the all-time greatest uniforms in history is the 50's LA Rams... athletic gold jerseys over WHITE pants. Why does no one try this now?

Probably because it sucks. Gold ("athletic" or "vegas") is IMO too close to white to have both play a major part in the uniform. They clash. This is the reason why I think that teams with gold / yellow / silver helmets need to also have either matching pants or dark-secondary-colored pants.

Only exception to this is when a team like the saints has gold helmets / pants, but is forced by a mandate to wear white jerseys. Actually, I wish there was a way they could wear vegas-gold jerseys instead of white, and put on some black pants for road games.

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The big question I have: If you're opening your brand-new stadium, which has been marketed as going back to tradition, being on campus and all that... why would you wear an alternate look?

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Can I sue U. Minnesota for aesthetic rape?

lol.

Not bad but not great. I would have worn the traditional maroon on gold but some teams like to be special.

One of the all-time greatest uniforms in history is the 50's LA Rams... athletic gold jerseys over WHITE pants. Why does no one try this now?

Probably because it sucks. Gold ("athletic" or "vegas") is IMO too close to white to have both play a major part in the uniform. They clash. This is the reason why I think that teams with gold / yellow / silver helmets need to also have either matching pants or dark-secondary-colored pants.

Only exception to this is when a team like the saints has gold helmets / pants, but is forced by a mandate to wear white jerseys. Actually, I wish there was a way they could wear vegas-gold jerseys instead of white, and put on some black pants for road games.

Wait, wait... not to bring up an old fight :D but you think gold and white are too close to work together but the Seahawks uglyblue and uglyblue is fine?

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Yeah, because they're part of the same color family (for lack of the proper technical term). I wouldn't recommend they go with a slate blue helmet and navy pants, or navy jersey though, but I don't think it'd be horrible.

Now the Eagles green helmet / black jersey would be a better example. That combo doesn't work.

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The worst part of this look is the timing. How can they try something like this when one of the biggest events in the past 30 years of Gopher football is getting this stadium? That was the worst part.

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I may be alone in this, but I seriously don't see what's so bad about these, unless there's an innate hate (there's that word again) of (athletic) gold jerseys circulating around these parts.

But then, this is coming from someone who's used to watching Bethune-Cookman and Tuskegee University, two schools with a similar color scheme and, up until recently, damn-near similar uniforms, from a color-matching perspective.

There is an innate hatred of any monochrome uniform set...except for all white, which is supposed to be "classic" and "clean" or some bull-ish like that.

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More pics...

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I actually don't mind monochrome every once in a while.

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Is it just me or does the top gold not match the bottom?

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Is it just me or does the top gold not match the bottom?

They don't match. I think that was mentioned earlier. It's different material.

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Even so, I find it odd some teams can match the colors really well with the different materials and some can't

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I may be alone in this, but I seriously don't see what's so bad about these, unless there's an innate hate (there's that word again) of (athletic) gold jerseys circulating around these parts.

For the record, I think the yellow/athletic gold jersey is woefully underused in football. I just think it's overkill when paired with matching pants. I'd be all about this look if they'd use maroon pants instead.

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Is it just me or does the top gold not match the bottom?

They don't match. I think that was mentioned earlier. It's different material.

That coupled with sweat darkening the material.

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I think these look fine....Would have preferred white or maroon pants but I don't mind Athletic Gold being used as a jersey color. Especially when the team is named the Golden Gophers.

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I may be alone in this, but I seriously don't see what's so bad about these, unless there's an innate hate (there's that word again) of (athletic) gold jerseys circulating around these parts.

For the record, I think the yellow/athletic gold jersey is woefully underused in football. I just think it's overkill when paired with matching pants. I'd be all about this look if they'd use maroon pants instead.

Agreed. Grambling and Southern have done it well:

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Not bad but not great. I would have worn the traditional maroon on gold but some teams like to be special.

Yeah, special like the olympics.

I have a bigger problem with the useless "point at a catalog" piping template, but I guess we all just have to get used to that.

One of the all-time greatest uniforms in history is the 50's LA Rams... athletic gold jerseys over WHITE pants. Why does no one try this now?

I'm not sure how this is a "point at a catalog" template. I think the only team I've seen in this design is Minnesota (maybe I'm wrong, but none I can think of off the top of my head.) But if you want "point at a catalog" templates, check out your sig. Both teams are wearing the same striping design. I'm not saying it's bad, I'm just saying that every team in the 60s didn't have unique designs.

Fair point but the 60's template looked good and that's the difference. I'm sure there were many variations of leisure suits and parachute pants in the 70's and 80's but that did not change the fact that the overall look was ridiculous. At the time, people loved it. Looking back people now say "What the :censored: was I thinking?"

I've said many times on this board and I'll say it again; there's a reason the blue pinstriped suit has been around forever, class never goes out of style. The piping and weird stripes on uniforms these days are simply the parachute pants and pastel Miami Vice suits of this era. We saw it in baseball in the 70's and 80's. I guess it's football's turn to go through an ugly uniform phase. We are in the midst of a "what the :censored: were they thinking?" phase in football attire. And that's what has led us to these awful yellow Minnesota uniforms.

It'll pass.

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Why in hell would Minny wear white pants under a yellow gold jersey and maroon helmets. First all it would be ugly as :censored:, but even worse, it would be using white just for the sake of using white. Lord knows there is entirely too much of that going on nowadays already.

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