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P.A. Announcer Charts Changes in College Football Unis

Click to enlarge The gent on the left is Kevin Clark. If he looks familiar, it might be because I wrote about him two-and-half years ago, when he was the …

Period Piece, Revisited

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images; click to enlarge Nearly four years ago, I wrote a piece about how some NFL teams use a period after the “Jr” …

Frankly, Scarlet: Buckeyes to Go Mono-Red vs. Penn State

For all photos, cick to enlarge Things will look a little different for Ohio State’s matchup against Penn State on Oct. 30, as the Buckeyes yesterday announced that they’ll be …

Florida State Pulls Out All the Stops for Bobby Bowden

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning and greetings from Fun City, where we got just a wee bit of rain last night. Even stadiums with roofs weren’t immune …

Paul Returns, Just in Time for College Football Season

Click to enlarge Hi there. Remember me? Yes, it’s Paul here, back from my annual August break from the blog. Before I say anything else, please join me in giving …

Maryland Unveils “White Terps Script” Throwbacks

The University of Maryland unveiled a throwback uniform that will be worn for their opener next weekend.  Rolling out a throwback jersey in recognition of a brand is … weird. …

Navy FB to Honor Marines on September 11, MLB Unveils ‘LL Classic’ Jerseys

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …

Notre Dame Unveils 2021 ‘Shamrock Series’ Uniforms

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …

A Look at How They Get Those Amazing Olympics Photos

The Associated Press has peeled back the curtain a bit with a terrific explainer on the technology used to capture the images coming out of the Tokyo Olympics. Since the …

Arizona Had ‘Csonk-alike’ Running Back in 1970s

Click to enlarge Quick, who’s that running back? The blue-ish jersey with the white helmet, the No. 39, the U-bar nose protector, the ball cradled in the left arm — …

New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

Click to enlarge By now, most of you folks are probably familiar with the major uniform history online databases — Dressed to the Nines for MLB, NHLuniforms.com for the NHL, …

A Uni Watch Look at the 1972 Liberty Bowl

Longtime reader/pal Jim Vilk was recently watching the 1972 Liberty Bowl on YouTube and noticed that the game featured an unusually large number of uni-notable details (plus it was a …

Army/Navy 2020 — It’s *Not* The Only Game In Town

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Every College Football season, I look forward to many games, but three always stand out — THE Game #1 (Harvard/Yale); THE Game #2 (Ohio State/Michigan); …

Crimson, Camo, and Pass the Ammo

Nearly seven months ago, when the pandemic shutdown was still in its early phases, I wondered aloud if the pandemic might make the sports world and the uni-verse re-evaluate which …

The Uni Watch Big Ten Uniform Preview and Rankings

Don’t look now, but the Big Ten football season, which was originally postponed back in August due to the pandemic (a decision that was later reversed), is about to get …