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    Want to see our new home unis?

    Turn on the USC game. We'll look very similar. Differences, up and down stripes on jerseys that match the pants, Iowa State on the jerseys and I State logo on helmet. Otherwise, almost identical down to the grey facemasks and stripes on pants. I love the look!



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    I wish we had their athletes too!



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Hopefully they'll be high quality as well, instead of the high school ones we have now.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I wish we had their athletes too!
    if we paid our players just as much as USC pays theirs, we would have the talent they have too


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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    if we paid our players just as much as USC pays theirs, we would have the talent they have too
    Yes, were it not for USC paying their players, they would have the exact same talent ast ISU does.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Yup, pretty close! Looks great!




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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Maybe we can trick some of USC's commitments into coming to ISU instead. I'm sure one of the big selling points for USC was the cool uniforms.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Hayden Fry copied the Steelers uniforms exactly when he was coach. The Steelers were the dominate team in the NFL then, and he wanted that image for Iowa. You could argue we are using the same strategy.


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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Oh no, their helmets don't match their Jersey's perfectly! Looks like a lot of people are going to hate this look.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Has anyone seen or heard anything about basketball uni changes? I would assume they'll be the darker "cardinal" color next year too. I'd sure like to see what (if any) the plan is.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    USC has a cartoonish mascot on their helmet instead of block USC letters. They better change that, as nobody will ever be able to identify them without USC stamped on their helmets...

    /sarcasm


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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    USC has a cartoonish mascot on their helmet instead of block USC letters. They better change that, as nobody will ever be able to identify them without USC stamped on their helmets...

    /sarcasm
    i get your sarcasm. But, anyone that thinks we are in the same league with USC and should just be "known" is crazy. We are Iowa State and fact is we need a simple dumb logo to market not some crazy cartoon people don't understand.

    And also, from a post above...I don't think we are copying USC so much as going back to colors and a look from the late '70's when we where fairly successful. I think it is either coincedence that USC looks similar or THEY copied our 1977 uniforms.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    I think the logo on the helmet doesn't look as good and might be difficult to see from a distance. If the logo was traced with some white, it would be much better. If you look at the logo, it looks good with a white background.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    The USC jerseys seem to have a more maroonish tint, where ours will be more red/cardinal shade. Design may be similar but I dont think too many people will be getting USC jerseys by mistake for their b-days this year. I dont think they look that similar in color scheme.



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    Re: Want to see our new home unis?

    Quote Originally Posted by everyyard View Post
    I think it is either coincedence that USC looks similar or THEY copied our 1977 uniforms.
    I'm pretty sure this has been brought up before, but Pete Carroll was an assistant coach at ISU around the time that we were using that color scheme. So, maybe they actually DID steal it from us.



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