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    Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Just curious--maybe it's just me. Okay, so Boise's blue turf is ugly in the first place. But did anyone else think that it's not "fair" for them to wear jerseys/pants of the exact same color?

    I'd think that defenders would tend to blend in a little, say, when a quarterback looks downfield. Considering that a lot of recognition is at a subliminal level. Hardly the same as with green turf or natural grass with green unis.




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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    I would think it would be harder for a Boise St QB to find his receiver 40 yards downfield, however, it has never seemed to be a problem. Other than it being extremely odd to look at an ugly electric blue football field, it really doesn't bother me all that much.


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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    But did anyone else think that it's not "fair" for them to wear jerseys/pants of the exact same color?

    Hardly the same as with green turf or natural grass with green unis.

    Huh? I was just going to say - it's exactly the same thing. I've seen Michigan State blend in perfectly with the green turf at home games.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    I don't think it is that big of a deal at field level, which is obviously where the players are. Should teams like Oregon or NDSU be prevented from wearing green unis at home?

    I agree its ugly, though.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    I had similar thoughts watching the game last night.

    Personally - I think the NCAA should force them to remove it. God it's hideous.

    I will say I was impressed how the different sections of the stadium were wearing the same colors.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    the turf and unis bother me.....
    when you are the opposing qb and trying find your receivers the d can blend in pretty well and fill the passing lanes w/o the qb noticing.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Grass is green, teams wear green. It's just different since it's on a smurf field.


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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    I had similar thoughts watching the game last night.

    Personally - I think the NCAA should force them to remove it. God it's hideous.

    I will say I was impressed how the different sections of the stadium were wearing the same colors.
    I agree, level the playing field...make all the fields the same. Personally, I can't stand BSU...they are nothing more than one big gimmick. If they want respect as a real football team, lose the gimmick.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    They have a legit program and they would most certainly stomp us if we played them. They may have a weird colored turf, but they can play.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    I wish the NCAA would make them change it to green. There is a rule that the color must be green, but apparently that doesn't apply to Boise and they got grandfathered in and allowed to keep the blue turf.

    Enough it enough I say.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Be glad its not cami'ed with cami jerseys



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    There is a rule that the color must be green, but apparently that doesn't apply to Boise and they got grandfathered in and allowed to keep the blue turf.
    Nope. No such rule.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    I wish the NCAA would make them change it to green. There is a rule that the color must be green, but apparently that doesn't apply to Boise and they got grandfathered in and allowed to keep the blue turf.

    Enough it enough I say.
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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
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    Don't have a link, but heard them say it during a Boise game a year or two ago. They said the NCAA won't let anyone else do it.



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    Re: Boise Blue Turf and Unis

    could you research it then since you stated this



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