In today’s Ticker, we have a cap mixup in Anaheim, a uniform schedule for an SEC team, and a rayon soccer kit.
- The Angels wore their City Connect unis on Wednesday night, but 1B Mike Ford took the field wearing the team’s primary cap. (From @mrbh02)
- The Saints wore their new black alternate helmets during practice yesterday. (Thanks, Phil)
- Longtime Arkansas State coach Larry Lacewell, who passed away in May, will be honored this season with a helmet decal. (From Jay Bir)
- Florida has unveiled its uniform schedule for the forthcoming season. (From Moe Khan)
- The following teams have revealed their Week One uni combos: Arizona State, UNC, Troy, Rutgers, Nevada, Syracuse, Virginia, Oklahoma State and Michigan State. (Thanks to all who shared)
- DB Ny’Quee Hawkins will wear Frank Beamer’s No. 25 for Virginia Tech this week. (From Andrew Cosentino)
- New Hampshire debuted new white helmets last night.
- A South Carolina State player was wearing the college football 150th-anniversary patch — which is from the 2019 season — in last night’s game.
- Colorado will honor alum Cliff Branch by wearing throwback helmets for their season opener. (Thanks, Phil)
- New helmets for Monarch High School in Louisville, Colorado. The “80027” on the nose bumper is the zip code for Louisville and Superior, Colorado. Both communities were devastated by the Marshall Fire last December, and the nose bumper “reflects the rallying cry of ‘80027 Strong,'” says assistant coach Clay White.
- Penn State G Doug Dorr’s new pads are pretty amazing, depicting State College landmark Old Main. (From Troy Caldwell)
- Spain: Atlético Madrid’s new third kit color is supposed to be inspired by the fruit of the strawberry tree, which is depicted on the club crest and the coat of arms of Madrid. (From @TexasTrevor)
- Scotland: New kits for the Scottish national teams. (Thanks, Jamie)
- England: In the 1950s, Hull City wore rayon kits in night games, allegedly to attempt to persuade the Football Association to sanction more night games. (From @TexasTrevor)
- Italy: In 1995, Milan keeper Sebastiano Rossi wore a different keeper kit from Milan’s other keepers. Rossi’s keeper kit was manufactured by Uhlsport, with whom he had a sponsorship deal, while Milan was outfitted by Lotto. This means his shirt had both Lotto and Uhlsport logos on it. (From @TexasTrevor)
- Guatemala: New third shirt for Municipal. (From Ed Zelaski)