ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

Discussion in 'Football' started by yler4cy, Jul 1, 2014.

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Thoughts on the new helment?

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  1. yler4cy

    yler4cy Well-Known Member

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    #1 yler4cy, Jul 1, 2014
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  2. bawbie

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  3. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    So they slap on a glossy decal?
     
  4. Cycsk

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    If it cuts glare and helps our guys, then I'm all for it. However, the matte finish looks dull to me.
     
  5. 3TrueFans

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    I like the matte finish, I don't like the way the decal looks on it.
     
  6. Tri4Cy

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    That's my issue. Glossy decal on matte finish...yuck. I like the concept, but execution leaves something to desire.
     
  7. LivntheCyLife

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    Ugh, more red logo on red helmet which are almost impossible to match. Do you think this will be used at a home game? I just don't see it working that great with cardinal jerseys.
     
  8. Sigmapolis

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    Assuming they tone the brightness of the decal down... but still kind of meh.
     
  9. snowcraig2.0

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    I hope that sticker was just for this picture and they get some kind of matte finish for the real thing. Jeez we are terrible at uniforms.

    I have to laugh when Rhoads says, 'I am a traditionalist'. Yes, because ISU's brand has such tradition? We'd be 100 times better off embracing the new uniform cultures out there rather then sticking to our 'traditional' USC knock-offs.
     
  10. CapnCy

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    I like it....i know a lot of people want the uniforms changed up a lot, but I've always really thought it looks cool when schools just put matte on the helmets..I like that look better myself.
     
  11. Stewo

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    We really are (football anyway). Isn't there a design school at ISU?
     
  12. sunnysideup

    sunnysideup Well-Known Member

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    Personally I would prefer the whole helmet as the matte cardinal finish with no logo at all.
     
  13. isuska

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  14. farminclone

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    Keep that red matte look and add a matte golden "I" for the decal.

    I like the matte but that decal on it looks awful.
     
  15. cytown

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    Matte finish with a cheap glossy sticker. Looks lazy and dumb to me.
     
  16. AdRock4Cy

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    Red on Red is dumb. And traditionally ISU had yellow helmets. So WTH is PR talking about? Get some cool uniforms for once, dammit.
     
  17. Cyclonepride

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    A wee bit less exciting than I was hoping for. Some of the helmet designs that I've seen look cool as hell, and I do like the matte finish, but it seems pretty tame in light of what other teams are doing.
     
  18. snowcraig2.0

    snowcraig2.0 Well-Known Member

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    This. I am dumbfounded that someone at ISU looked at this picture and thought, 'yeah, lets go ahead and put this out there'. Just awful.
     
  19. ISUFan22

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    But dat white helmet doe...
     
  20. farminclone

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    I kind of like a matte helmet with "cooler, modern" jerseys...seems like Okie State does that and it looks really sharp.
     

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