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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
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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.




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Comments

Since: Apr 27, 2008
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:46 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

What's with the backwards "5" on the one guy's uniform?  And since when has Oregon adopted the Raiders' colors?  I though they were yellow and green.




Since: Jun 24, 2009
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:32 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Dude.. nice Power Ranger costume.



Since: Feb 1, 2007
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:19 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

And here I thought the Ducks' unis couldn't get any uglier.  First they pick the worst possible shades of green and yellow (and gray... how do you screw up gray?), then they add the wing decals and finally give them cleats that look like webbed feet.  It's like Nike secretly hates Oregon and has a goal of making each uniform version worse than the one before it.



Since: Nov 9, 2006
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:12 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

I do believe they are just reaching for a sponsorship from Red Bull.



Since: Apr 28, 2009
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:09 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Wonder if these things with wings will make the team better?  Does it have USC shaking in their standard issue?  You can dress up a bunch of poo, put a fancy lable on it, but you still have poo.



Since: Jun 10, 2008
Posted on: June 24, 2009 5:00 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Still not sure how I feel about the wings. I kinda like them, somewhat reminiscent of a native american motif. Then I look at them and I think, "how silly is that, duck wings - aahhgg!"  I love the new helmets - its seems to shimmer with whatever uniform the team is wearing.  Basically, I like the uniforms and I'm sure they'll be the topic of much discussion during games this season.



Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: June 24, 2009 4:58 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

Absolutely hideous.

Pick 2 or 3 with one helmet and call it good.

This is ridiculous. I realize Nike loves the Ducks but with uni's that ugly, they deserve to lose the Pac-10 every year to USC.



Since: Mar 14, 2008
Posted on: June 24, 2009 4:55 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

And the tradition continues.  Unbelievable.  If I were an Oregon player, I would transfer.  Those uniforms are the worst yet.  Wings?!?!?  Are you freaking kidding me?  Why not some webbed feet, or a big orange daffy dick bill?  If your going to go for ridiculous, why not go all the way?  Nice job Oregon!  Another triumph in athletic fashion.



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: June 24, 2009 4:54 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

That's huuuuuuuuuuuuugggeeeee



Since: Aug 16, 2008
Posted on: June 24, 2009 4:46 pm
 

Oregon's new uniforms -- Wings!

The designers of Oregon football uniforms are starting to finally come around with the good stuff but some tweaking is still in order. First of all its a damn good thing that that the tire tread design is gone... that was just stupid and ugly. Second, whats with the wings?!?!?! Wings are cool like on the helmet for the EAGLES. These are freaking ducks!! There is nothing cool about duck wings. Why move from dumb to dumber? All in all these new unis are pretty cool looking but if those unintimidating duck wings were removed then they'd be one of the most bad ass set of unis in the country.


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