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Per Darren Rovell's Twitter, here they are. The midriff stripe is kinda cool IMO...
The purple is distinctive. I like that Northwestern is embracing it instead of trying to diminish it. NU is trying to establish more of a brand, at least in the Chicago area, and this is almost as eye-catching and unique as Smurf Turf. Thumbs up.
that dudes left forearm looks like it gets more of a workout than the right.....if ya know what i mean.
It is interesting that THAT is what you noticed and decided to comment on.
right hand is for the mouse
Is that what you call it?
As I was driving home from the airport last night, I noticed the NW football billboard on the side of I-294 which stated, "Northwestern - Chicago's Big Ten Football Team." Yeah, take that notre dame and Illinois!!!
(and I'm pretty sure the sign has been up for a while and that I've probably seen it at least 5 times in the last month driving back from the airport).
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The whites look awful with that stripe across the chest.
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The mixing of the black and purple, the away jersey is extremely ugly, horrible stripe, looks
Ike an early 80's MLB uniform or something...
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is God aweful. Houston Astro look circa 1984 is dead.
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The purple one looks ok because the stripe doesn't show up nearly as much, but the white one looks like a soccer jersey.
I like them...I wish though that the top was solid black on jersey 2.
But then again, I have always had a soft spot for northwestern
They look like MLS jerseys, on the plain side, but with one distinct trait.
MLS : soccer :: Northwestern : college football.
Not so sure about the "Wildcats" tramp stamp on the pants but other than that..not bad, not bad at all.
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i agree with you, but they will look better once Wildcats is off the back of the jerseys.
love the stipe behind the numbers and onto the sleeves, great treatment. it's unique and something they could really own.
+10pts for under armor
As much as I love all of Nike's pro combat uniforms, and Michigan's new uniforms, I must say that these are horrible.
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what uniform by itself is intimidating?
...better than Maryland's.
I like them - but anyone looks cool with a dark shaded visor.
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I hear you, but IIRC black visors are against NCAA rules.
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How many UA logos do you see in these 3 pictures?
I found 10. It's like one of those silly tests where you find the hidden ones, but miss the obvious because you're looking so hard. Or perhaps I'm overthinking a new Northwestern uniform?
I count 11, but I'm sure I'm still missing a couple hundred.
I have found a 12th...this is way more entertaining then working right now!
Don't forget the giant one in the first picture (the lights)
edit: make that 14. i missed the lights in the second pic.
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Thanks for pointing out the lights...with that I have 14.
I found 7 in the first pic and 7 in the second pic, but don't see any in the third.
1st pic: lights, left shoulder, arm band, right glove, right hip, left inside ankle, right toe
2nd pic: lights, both gloves, both socks, both inside ankles
Dangit . . . I missed the inside ankles.
7 on the first, 7 on the second, 1 on the last.
Blurred out on the pants. In the same spot as the UA logo on the first picture.
I missed the lights on 1 and 2 and the ankles on 2. The blurred out 3rd is just dirty pool, in my opinion. I'm officially horrible at these games.
Those purple uniforms are great looking, good job under armour
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Dark visors and fog can make anything dramatic. Case and point.
Poor offensive lineman. The horizontal stripe will make them look even fatter.
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You notice how they never show the big ugglies when they unveil the uniforms. The sleek position players look alright in most everything. Add a big belly and a dunlop around the midsection and everything changes.
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I like them. Pretty unique without looking disgusting. Remind me of hockey sock striping.
I also like that they stressed purple and white rather than purple and black. Looks good.
Intensity is a lot of guys that run fast.
As a casual Uni Watch follower, I immediately liked the striping because because it has a basis in Northwestern history. Uni Watch refers to those types of stripes (three stripes, thick stripe in the middle with two thin stripes on the outside) as Northwester stripes:
Northwestern stripes: A stripe pattern consisting of one wide stripe bordered by two thinner stripes. It can appear on socks, sleeves, pants, and anywhere else stripes can be applied. Pioneered by the Northwestern University football team in 1928 (further details here).
So it's not just a random stripe drawn across the jersey, it's an homage to Northwestern's biggest contribution to uniform design.
I think that's a pretty slick looking football jersey. Not bad for Northwestern!
Agree on both points -- that they look like hockey jerseys was my first thought too.
Overall I dig it. I mean let's face it, it's friggin Northwestern folks. They're never gonna be an intimidating brand. And they're stuck with purple as the featured color.
That being said -- I actually like the "away" unis better for some reason. College football should allow home teams to play whatever uniform they want (a la NFL). If that was the case, I think those away unis should be their full-time colors.
The NCAA does let home teams choose their uniforms, don't they? Georgia Tech and LSU wear white at home.
Am I the only one that see's a sideways "Z" instead of the Northwestern "N"? It always takes me half a second to realize it's an N. Like on of those things that you can't unsee once you notice it.
The image is of a sticker found on all football helmets. It basically says if you want to live a normal healthy life Do Not Put the Helmet on.- Here's to those who do....
Those are impressive - Adidas is slowly starting to "get it".
Yup, Adidas. Definitely not Under Armour.
Son of a bitch...my fault. I pride myself on random, useless jersey knowledge.