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    Wearing road pants at home

    I was screwing around in NCAA '13 last night, and had our guys wearing the white road pants with the home cardinal jerseys. It looked a hell of a lot better on screen than I had initially imagined. I always thought you would need white accents in our jerseys to make it look good, but thanks to the gold stripe on the pants, it worked well.

    I think it would be cool to see us try it for a game. Had a sharp look to it and ends the "USC knock off" talk. Not anything to switch to full time, but a solid alternate.


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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    I don't care as long as they wear their big boy pants to every game.


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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    I could get behind that, and bringing back the red pants on the road occasionally as well



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Interesting... did you get a screen shot?

    I'm not trying to reignite the uniform debate but I was thinking about gray the other night. Gray or light gray as our accent/supporting color made sense to me. Its the color of storm clouds and tornadoes and would look great with cardinal and gold. imo



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Cardinal pants, cardinal jerseys, & a cardinal helmet would be too much. We need helmet alternates like Baylor. One white & one gold (yellow). Would love to see cardinal pants and jerseys with a gold (yellow) helmet. And of course the all white uniform.




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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    just wear pants and win!!!



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    looks like the chiefs, and the chiefs suck, why would we do that


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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I was screwing around in NCAA '13 last night, and had our guys wearing the white road pants with the home cardinal jerseys. It looked a hell of a lot better on screen than I had initially imagined. I always thought you would need white accents in our jerseys to make it look good, but thanks to the gold stripe on the pants, it worked well.

    I think it would be cool to see us try it for a game. Had a sharp look to it and ends the "USC knock off" talk. Not anything to switch to full time, but a solid alternate.

    Seems like they did a few times late McCarney era, maybe the last year before I-State. Was that Chizik's first season?

    They did look like Chiefs twins, but I liked them a lot.

    Edit: It was definitely pre-chizik, haven't been able to track down a pic yet.



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I was screwing around in NCAA '13 last night, and had our guys wearing the white road pants with the home cardinal jerseys. It looked a hell of a lot better on screen than I had initially imagined. I always thought you would need white accents in our jerseys to make it look good, but thanks to the gold stripe on the pants, it worked well.

    I think it would be cool to see us try it for a game. Had a sharp look to it and ends the "USC knock off" talk. Not anything to switch to full time, but a solid alternate.
    I've always thought this would be a good look. Can somebody mock up a photo?



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Quote Originally Posted by LutherBlue View Post
    I've always thought this would be a good look. Can somebody mock up a photo?
    Like this?

    Attachment 14782


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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    2003 home opener against UNI:

    Attachment 14783



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    And I hope you all appreciate the hard work I put in to that.


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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Quote Originally Posted by tejasclone View Post
    2003 home opener against UNI:

    Attachment 14783
    I think this combo was used a bit in 04 too, which would have been my freshman year. I swear I can distinctly remember them from the student section.



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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    Quote Originally Posted by tejasclone View Post
    2003 home opener against UNI:

    Attachment 14783
    But that combo looked infinitely better than the cardinal jerseys/gold numbers over white pants combo from the Russell Athletic days:

    ennis_haywood2.jpg - Missouri Tigers at Iowa State Cyclones - Oct 28, 2000 | Fanbase


    Last edited by theshadow; 09-14-2012 at 11:52 AM.

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    Re: Wearing road pants at home

    I agree, was thinking about that last weekend. We should just wear the whites all the time. They look hellacool and ends the USC copy debate.



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