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Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Posted on: June 24, 2009 3:47 pm
Edited on: June 24, 2009 4:26 pm
 
Here we go again ...

More new football uniforms from Oregon. I believe this is the 39th time Oregon has updated or changed their uniforms in the past decade. It's getting a little out of control.

The press release states:

Nike designers have made advancements from Oregon's last update in 2006, which featured uniforms that were more durable and 28-percent lighter than the previous generation. The latest editions have improved ergonomics and ventilation characteristics, and feature laminate numbering that does not soak up any moisture and has an 85-percent weight differential compared to traditional tackle twill.

Laminate anti-abrasion shoulder reinforcement, in the form of wings, takes the place of "diamond plate" on the current jersey, a 200-percent savings in weight differential between materials.

Translation -- No more tire tracks on the shoulders. The jerseys now have wings. (Get it, Ducks have wings.)

But my favorite part is Oregon now has 80 different combinations (jersey/pants/helmet) at their disposal. That's insane.

With most of the Oregon uniform changes, I think they are awful. Here are the pics for 2009. What do you think? 

Personally, I liked these uniforms back in the day.




Category: NCAAF
Tags: Oregon
 
Comments

Since: Mar 14, 2009
Posted on: June 25, 2009 10:08 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

LOL



Since: Jan 14, 2008
Posted on: June 25, 2009 9:41 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

You cant tell me that knowing that someone like Phil Knight who throws endless amount of money into the athletic program cant influence recruiting! "You come to Oregon and we will up the ante and get you 2-3 fold the amount of different uniforms than the rest of the nation". More like stick out like a sore thumb. One would think they are a national powerhouse....although they have had a few great seasons, its not enough to be up towards the top.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: June 25, 2009 9:41 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

I can't wait for the spoilers on their helmets!!!




Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: June 25, 2009 8:26 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Okay.  I get the wings (versus tread marks made by USC), but what's the deal with the "monochrome" uni?  Is that for neutral site games? 

They're better than last year's but I have to agree that the "back in the day" unis are the best.



Since: May 4, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2009 8:09 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

i love UO for thinking outside the box. it's kinda their identity however, the wings are NOT cool. the helmet is nice though.



Since: Feb 15, 2008
Posted on: June 25, 2009 6:47 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

I agree, Nike hit it out of the park with the "Joey Harrington" unis. Nike just can't leave a good thing alone. As a Hurricanes fan, I felt the same way about the "Ken Dorsey" unis. those were a slam dunk. Back in '01, I was really pulling for Oregon to play Miami in the Rose Bowl. Not only would it have been a better match up, it would have been a cool a$$ looking game, not that any team would've stood a chance against that Miami team in that game, but Oregon was screwed big.Yeah the BCS has it's faults, but that's another story. Anyways, Nike doesn't alter Miami's uniforms at the same rate as Oregon, but they have  changed them twice since the Ken Dorsey days, and each change has completely sucked. If it's for marketing reasons, only a loser would go out and by a new jersey each time a team changes it's uniform. "If it ain't broke don't fix it", a simple saying that Nike needs to adopt.



Since: Jul 3, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2009 6:19 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Maybe I'm a homer, being a Ducks fan, but I like them...  The White jersey/helmet and Green pants combo looks good to me...  Either way, they're taking the Pac-10 this year!  GO DUCKS!!!



Since: Dec 28, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2009 12:52 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Their unis are showing a generation gap in CFB fans.  Many younger fans love those OU type of Unis, while most of us old folk think they're the worst looking unis since their last once.  Is the music also getting too loud for you old folk?  It has for me.



Since: Oct 16, 2006
Posted on: June 25, 2009 12:00 am
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

The good thing is, it won't affect their skill level.  If they can give more competition to USC, I'd be happy. You mean like beating them 5 out of the last 9 games.  Sheece some people are clueless.



Since: Oct 20, 2007
Posted on: June 24, 2009 11:05 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Yea red, the reason being because he's coached the team for a looong time.
And to keep Chip Kelly at Oregon. Because if he didn't step down then Chip Kelly would've left to coach some other team.


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