The University of Texas has one of those iconic football uniforms that fans have known for decades — burnt orange jerseys with white lettering and white pants. And nobody within the school administration has openly discussed changing that look.
But now that Oklahoma has unveiled alternate jerseys in an orchestrated social media campaign titled #bringthewood, you’ve got to think Texas officials will be watching the reaction among the Sooner faithful.
— Bob Stoops (@CoachBobStoops) July 1, 2014
Go watch the video posted at Soonersports.com, and it’s clear that the new uniforms were meant to appeal to recruits. Sad as it may be to the old guard (read: anyone over 30), that’s what today’s 18- to 22-year-old football player digs.
So if anyone from Texas is considering adding to pizzazz to something that doesn’t need any added flavor, here’s a sampling of Texas fan opinion about the topic.
@BDavisAAS thought you said tasteful? That's another t word. I'm not against another uni, but its gotta be awesome, not blah or terrible
— PalmMeetFace (@samnoal) July 2, 2014
— Mundo del Ovoide (@mundodelovoide) July 2, 2014
@BDavisAAS They could do a black or gray!! Just don't change the helmets! They have marketed both for a long time!
— Jamie Cowder (@Cowderpower) July 2, 2014
— amy s. (@LN_Amy) July 2, 2014
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