It’s all about the uniforms, says Ute player

In many cases, college football uniforms these days are hideous.

Ohio State in black? Tennessee in gray? Notre Dame with a leprechaun on the helmet?

And Maryland?

Cover your eyes.


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They are all indicative of how recruits think these days.

Talking to Utah’s Tevin Carter about the different uniform combinations teams have nowadays, I said, “Do uniforms really matter that much?”

Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 8.05.05 AM        “Of course they do,” he said. “That’s why schools every year have different uniforms. They use it for recruiting. Kids are coming out of high school and want to look nice, flashy. It’s not about how you play any more, it’s more about how you look.”

For the most part, they look like someone got loose with a box of crayons.

What Oregon started has become a national obsession.

But does it make anyone play better?

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How do you like the new in-your-face style of uniforms?
  • 8.22% - ( 6 votes )
  • 31.51% - ( 23 votes )
  • 60.27% - ( 44 votes )
Do teams play better in wild uniforms?
  • 5.8% - ( 4 votes )
  • 94.2% - ( 65 votes )

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