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Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

Posted on: December 27, 2011 9:45 am
Edited on: December 27, 2011 9:48 am
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Posted by Bryan Fischer

There's nothing quite like Nike's Pro Combat Uniforms and Oregon's football team. Together, they're in a whole new category when it comes to uniforms.

The former unveiled the latter's uniforms Tuesday morning as the Ducks prepare to take on Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. The technology behind the uniforms debuted last season in Oregon's uniforms in the national championship game and will make their way to the school's threads in their third consecutive BCS game on January 2nd. Pretty sharp (at least as far as Ducks uniform standards go) if you ask me.

“Nike’s relationship with the University of Oregon represents a forward-thinking approach to innovation and design. Our goal is to help build better athletes by providing them with state-of-the-art-innovation combined with a deep knowledge and understanding of their heritage” said Todd Van Horne, Nike’s Creative Director for Football. The latest Nike Pro Combat system of dress uniform delivers more on-field performance benefits than ever before while pushing the limits on creativity and design. The Oregon Ducks truly represent Nike's approach in developing athletes from the inside-out.”

Oregon won the program's only Rose Bowl in 1917 and lost the last time they were in Pasadena to Ohio State. They - and uber-booster and Nike boss Phil Knight - are hoping 2012 results in a not only new uniforms, but a win as well.

“Oregon represents the gold-standard when it comes to merging science and innovation with athletic performance and we are excited to continue our partnership with Nike by unveiling the next iteration in uniform innovation for the Rose Bowl” said Chip Kelly. “Nike always starts by listening to the voice of the athlete as they continue to bring the most intuitive technology to the game.”

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Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 4, 2012 2:10 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

Yes, you are correct. I made a spelling mistake - 'good' instead of 'gold'. You did mention yellow or gold for the L.S.U. colours, but really, a close look will reveal that the Tigers wear yellow and not gold, and that is good!



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: January 2, 2012 11:33 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

If you are looking for good helmets in the S.E.C., try Vanderbilt.

What is so good about their helmets?  As for your color examples, Captain Obvious, try re-reading my comments again.  
 



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 2, 2012 2:14 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

Alabama and Oklahoma have modified their uniforms somewhat for in the past, they wore white, not crimson, helmets. Nebraska has switched from having bands on their arms to ones on their shoulder, Arkansas has changed their jerseys now, and U.S.C. has gone back and forth from having bands on the arm sleeves to ones on their shoulders. Small modifications, to be sure, but still alterations.



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 2, 2012 2:08 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

These Oregon uniforms are hideous, and almost as bad as those of the Seattle Seahawks. It would be better if the Ducks went back to the Kelly green and yellow uniforms of the Dan Fout's era.



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 2, 2012 2:05 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

There seem to be only a few teams that have not altered their uniforms since I first started watching U.S. College football in the mid-1950s: Auburn, Ole Miss, Texas and Penn State,



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 2, 2012 2:00 pm
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

L.S.U. wears yellow, not gold, helmets. If you are looking for good helmets in the S.E.C., try Vanderbilt. Note the difference between yellow and gold.



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: January 2, 2012 9:52 am
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

Tennessee wore black jerseys on Halloween two years ago during Lame Kitten's tenure

Rest assured, that will never happen again



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: January 2, 2012 9:50 am
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

LaughingGhey.....

Like, Star Trek Ghey




Since: Feb 4, 2007
Posted on: January 2, 2012 5:15 am
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

Always been a fan of the dynamic unis of Oregon, keeps it exciting. I wish other teams would follow suit and tinker with other uni patterns, like the boring USC, Stanford and even Ohio State, it's fixin to be 2012, lets look like it!


This being said by a Badger's fan...LOL  How's your Nebraska uniforms  looking these days?  Youre red and white is so spectactular, not to mention the boring Buckeye's and their uniforms beat you a$$es this year. Uniforms DO NOT matter.



Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: January 1, 2012 11:04 am
 

Oregon's Rose Bowl uniforms released

The uniform does not really matter.  It is the players that are wearing them.  This is just a marketing gimmick by Nike and Oregon.  If the ducks can make a few bucks out of it, more power to them.  Those uniforms are not going to make a difference in Pasadena tomorrow.  Either Oregon uses their team speed to out finess Wisconsin, or the big guys from Madison use their strength to overpower Oregon.  For all of the fanfare and hoopla about Oregon, they still have not won a Rose Bowl Game since 1917, and that is terrible.  Even Northwestern, who has only won 1 bowl game in their history, has won a Rose Bowl after 1917.


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