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Earlier today, I ran a post in which Leo Strawn gave us a series of questions about (mostly) old-timey college football unis and helmets, and now we’ve got the answer key. I’m going to run the questions and photos again, in case you didn’t see the original (and to make it easier to see the questions posted just before the answers). Hope you enjoyed this feature! Please give Leo a tip of the cap down in the comments below.
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(Somewhat) Old-timey College Football Unis and Helmets…in Living Color by Leo Strawn
Years ago, I did some UW content on occasion. I’m Leo…welcome to my world!
This edition will focus on (somewhat) old-timey college football uniforms and helmets…all from over a half century ago and all in living color!!
Some of these are difficult, like a decision with seconds to go in the final quarter to either kick the PAT and go to overtime against a stronger opponent or go for two at the end of regulation, but there are some that are easier, like a decision to go for two in the final minutes of a 50-14 blowout win against that team up north just because we hate them, so just give it your best and have fun with it like Woody did, okay? (O…H…)
3. This photo shows the team on offense with two different helmets, one with a single white stripe worn by an All-American/future college & pro football hall-of-famer while the rest wear helmets with a dark center stripe. What team is wearing orange in this photo from 1956?