Adidas would fuck up a one car funeral.
further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
Adidas would fuck up a one car funeral.
Not a fan of those uniforms at all, but I've always despised our move from maize to electric yellow. I'm surprised more traditionalists don't complain about the very fundamental problem of Michigan no longer wearing its true colors anymore...new uniform design or not.
Looks cool to me. It's too bad that Brandon stomped puppies and put them through a blender, then made a polyester-blend fabric out of the blended puppies in order to make these uniforms. That evil bastard. Next thing you know he's going to outlaw football and outsource the team to China...
Still better than his first choice....
I am not amused... at what point do they get an effing clue. STOP MESSING WITH THE MOST ICONIC UNIFORMS IN FOOTBALL!!!!
Here is a video of Kovacs showing the Uni for the bowl.
Matte helmets are a cool concept. And at least they are doing the M on the sleeve, trending back toward these I hope:
Not for sure what to think of the jersey, yet. Do love the Helmet I've always wanted us to try the matte blue. Everyone just needs to embrace it, because it's going to happen
YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LIKE ALTERNATE UNIFORMS ON MGOBLOG
NEG NEG NEG NEG NEG NEG NEG NEG
This picture > 1000 words.
Quote from Denard.
Case closed. He loves them. I'm sure most of the rest of the team does, too. End of story.
You actually think a team member would say they hated them if they did? Not gonna happen, let alone the leader of the team.
If the team loved black jerseys with red helmets, just for a change, would you be on board with it then?
But I like them. I actually think we have to change things up once in a while on special occasions. This is the type of thing that sells to recruits. Screw all the old codger traditionalists that are whining. They can stare and marvel at the traditional uni's the other 11 games a year.
I think we could get really crazy and do some optifade digital stuff with the helmets too.
So we're only doing alternate uniforms once a year?! That's awesome. Thanks for this welcome breaking news. I had no idea the Brandon was making a drastic departure from his traditional practice of using alternate uniformz at least 3 times a year.
In 2011 Michigan wore:
That's 6 jerseys in 13 games.
By my count, in Michigan's last 25 games they will have worn 8 different jerseys. Or a different one every THREE games. That's just stupid.
Awful, kill it all, darkness, sadness, pain, synergy...
I'll like these a lot more if we beat South Carolina in them.
And our loss to Bama is the leading reason why people dislike the Cowboys Classic jerseys (which I personally love). Hopefully we get good memories out of these ones.
I'd dispute that being the leading cause for hating them. Close second though.
It's the cost of progress in the modern college athletics era, gentlemen.
More UNIFORMZ! = more $$ and more $$ = more state-of-the-art facilities needed to compete with other programs
This argument makes me want to throw up - it's repeated ad nauseum and reflects a complete failure to engage in critical thought. It is a bullshit talking point that makes no sense, especially with regard to Michigan. We are the motherfucking Joneses in terms of facilities and every other damn structural advantage. We do not need more monetizing, future-creating dreck.
I absolutely love the matte helmet...wanted this for a long time...
I like the jersey too...
Long hair don't care!
I think the matte helmet looks fucking awesome. Can't wait till NYD!
Totally agree re: the helmets. I'm not a huge fan of the jersey, but those helmets look pretty cool to me.
So sick of this crap. I'm not an old dude, so it looks like I'm gonna have to be sick of this crap for a long time. Or at least until DB GETS THE HELL OFF MY LAWN.
I can hear it now.... watching the game with my 5 year old son.... "Where's Michigan, Dad?"
I could care less what jersey they wear as long as they win Michigan will look great in anything. It doesnt matter what you look like only the final score is important.
They would look much better with blue numbers.
I kinda like the helmets.
tired of watching the clown show that college football fashion has become.
You are Michigan fer'godsakes, quit trying to look like some school who thinks they're Michigan.
Maize numbers are a horrible idea. So is a blue yoke. So is any change whatsoever to the helmet. And I kinda liked the Bama unis.
Get off my lawn.
As a current student, I really like these! They look good, and the team is excited about playing in them. Hopefully our boys make some good memories wearing these jerseys!
How the fuck do you know the students like them? This sounds suspiciously like the post of an interm from the athletic department.
Quit using so many damn exclamation points, you sound like a damn sissy. I agree with the man above me, this post is obviously Dave Brandon's doing.
Unis are horrible.
Helmets actually look pretty sweet.
just puked. No im not hung over
I'm going to start with saying I feel like I have used up a huge chunk of my outrage, and I just can't afford to get all bent out of shape about the jersey thing anymore. I agree with the whole "This is Michigan" sentiment and all that, but I feel like I am trying to punch through a steel wall when I get all upset, so I guess I am going to try to critique these from an "oh, well" stand point.
The numbers are too big and gaudy. These would actually look pretty slick if the numbers were just a flat blue or maize that matched the shoulders and slightly smaller. Otherwise, I don't hate it. It's not as tacky as the Alabama maize shoulders. If they're going to do these, they could make them look sleeker and not so gaudy, but I guess that's the opposite of what they are trying to achieve.
Regarding the helmet, I actually think the flat looks pretty cool. I don't know if changing the paint/finish really constitutes messing with tradition, but that's debatable. My only concern is that it's a step toward doing something outrageous (i.e. ND or MSU) like some posters demonstrated above.
The difference between ND and MSU is that their recent tradition has been lacking. ND hasn't had the winning to prevent the takeover of bad uniforms. MSU has never had it. If we start losing consistently then I expect the uniforms to start going downhill. Our winning is preventing that from happening.
Uh.... 2008 through 2010.....
And.... our uniforms are on a rocket powered sled to hell going down hill.
Sparty... two straight 11 win seasons. Uniforms from the bottom of the hill.
ND..... to hell with ND.
We had three bad years.
Notre Dame has had a mediocre (bad) decade.
MSU had a few good years.
Why would God allow this to happen?
And he hates you.
It's not fair that everyone else should be punished for that!
These uniformz are all of us being punished for that.
And He hates you.
(Corrected for proper deity reference capitalization.)
Actually, there's no consensus on that; it's more a stylistic preference than anything else. I personally don't like it because it looks weird.
I'll stick with the lower case "h" for him.
At least until he stops watching people touch themselves.