ISU wearing all white unis Friday

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  1. Cloned4Life

    Cloned4Life Well-Known Member

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    Always wondered that too. It takes awhile to get used to a helmet and chinstrap - unless they are using the same 'insides' same chinstrap, it would suck changing helmets. And isn't there a potential safety issue with using a different helmet?
     
  2. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    Good question. I'd imagine they either switch out the insides or that the adrenaline of the game cancels out the discomfort. I imagine they keep the same helmet for practice to avoid the discomfort, but I imagine they don't notice the discomfort during the game.
     
  3. isulive2train

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    #383 isulive2train, Sep 15, 2011
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    Great thought. I would side with changing helmet's can get uncomfortable. Cracked a evolution helmet in high school mid-game and had to get a different one quick. Very, very uncomfortable.
     
  4. VeloClone

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    I've stayed out of this since this announcement but I think I should say something because I have been vocal about this in the past.

    When the select the helmet logo poll came out years ago and it was on a white helmet I emailed Jamie and said I didn't like the white helmet. He commented that he had gotten a lot of such feedback and the message was received. He assured me the helmets would not be white.

    When the pic was leaked of the equipment room white helmet I said it isn't one of our school colors and I thought we should stick to the school colors.

    But now when we find out that we are going to have the team all in white, I think it should be topped off with a white helmet.

    By the way, I like the all white away uniform for a special alternate but I'm also glad it isn't our standard away uniform. I've always thought it looked bad on Texas. Some love it, but I don't.
     
  5. cybsball20

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    Personally, I think the all white Texas uniform is the best in college sports....
     
  6. cycub51

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    Respectfully disagree and I think that Penn States all whites are the best and that should be the only jersey that they are allowed to wear. I also haven't read every post in this thread so I don't know if this has been mentioned but this look will resemble Oklahoma's away jerseys.
     
  7. CP44

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    agreed.... at least in the top 5
     
  8. VeloClone

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    #388 VeloClone, Sep 15, 2011
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    Fair enough - I may be in the minority. But does anyone else think they look more ready to play cricket than football?
     
  9. cyclonedave25

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    Agree. At least top 3, in my book.
     
  10. ruxCYtable

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    I agree with you on the football gold, I like them for basketball.

    I thought the gold jerseys against Mizzou looked hideous and I'm being kind.
     
  11. d4nim4l

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    The gameday helmets used this year were broken in the first few days of practice and then put on the shelf to be cleaned up and have logos applied. For major programs I believe this is the common practice.

    So in short, unless they want to cause these guys pain, we probably won't see white helmets because there was no break-in period. Transferring the inside would probably resort in more work for the equipment guys and isn't likely to happen. Especially on a short week.
     
  12. cybsball20

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    Unless the original white helmet pic was from when the guys were breaking them in... :yes:
     
  13. VeloClone

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    Don't be so unimaginitive. There is a quite simple fix.

    It could be messy if it rains.
     
  14. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

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    THAT IS EFFING SWEEET
     
  15. ruxCYtable

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    #395 ruxCYtable, Sep 15, 2011
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    If we added a second (white) helmet color, if my math is correct, that would give us 18 possible uniform combinations.
     
  16. ISUcy08

    ISUcy08 Well-Known Member

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    I know for a FACT there was only ONE white helmet made. And it was a made for fun just to show on Twitter. There is no white helmet on Friday!

    Is there a cybookie for this yet? I would love to double my credits! :biggrin:
     
  17. ISUcy08

    ISUcy08 Well-Known Member

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    I just had to rub this in for all the non-believers. :laugh:
     
  18. CyFan61

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    After watching the game last night, I think our normal road unis with red pants are better, and I don't think it's even close.

    Now, maybe white helmets would change my mind. But if we are sticking with the red helmets, better stick with the red pants as well.

    If we do break out the gold unis again at some point this season, I think those might look better with the white pants though. Maybe.
     
  19. LeaningCy

    LeaningCy Active Member

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    Agreed. All white with white helmets or stick with the cardinal pants.
     
  20. Rods79

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