"It's not a marketing and merchandise strategy," Brandon said. "It was to fire up the team as far as our own competitive edge. I'm glad we did it. It worked out well, but like everything else, some people love it, some don't love it."
This is from Maize-n-brew but I didn't see it mentioned anywhere on here amidst all the panic...rule 1-4-4-f states that legal uniforms must have "Clearly visible, permanent Arabic numerals on one jersey at least 8 and 10 inches in height front and back, respectively, of a color in distinct contrast with the jersey."
Since those...unusual...prototypes do not have a number nor room for an 8" number on the front, they cannot be the ones we will wear in the game, can they?
From The M-Den, the Big Chill jersey, based on the 1948 national champions jersey I presume:
I love this jersey!
Since it seems no one has posted this, here are some pics of the new Michigan basketball uniforms.
And full shot
I like them, but then again, there is maize piping on the shorts and I know how some people here feel about that. Also, on the back of the jersey, there is a blue inset at the neck with a block M
Per Martell Webb on Twiter:
To My Followers:There will Be New Jerseys For The 2010 Football Season..I Don't really know the details yet.. But I Will Keep you posted.
UPDATE: via TomVH on twitter ...
Michigan's media relations says any news about new jerseys will be posted on website if/when it's available.
We're getting new jerseys, boys and girls.
UPDATE The Second: No, no we're not.
Let me begin by saying that I am anti-Maize jersey, and this is not a call for anything to be added or changed in the current football uniform options.
It's pretty neat stuff, and then you get to page 20. It shows that in 1964, Michigan wore Maize jerseys. I have never, ever, heard anything about this or seen any visual evidence of a maize jersey in any previous discussion. Can I hopefully just presume that this is a mistake on the part of the artists and that should just be a simple white version of the road jersey? Thank you for your time and feedback.