There aren’t too many times in my life I wish I’d been stripped of the ability to see. Tonight’s one of those times.
In an effort to out-ugly Georgia’s Nike couture from Saturday night, Maryland unveiled new Under Armour uniforms for their opener against Miami that are at best something you would see loading into the starting gate at the Preakness and at worst something Lady Gaga would say “dayum!” upon seeing.
Below is the photo of uniforms described in a UA press release as “[i]nspired by characteristics specific to the Maryland state flag and the University of Maryland… the jersey numbers, cleats, and gloves all feature a custom Maryland flag print”:
That image does not do the helmet justice. The one below does:
That’s right. That’s a two-sided helmet, apparently designed that way on purpose by normal, high-functioning — and presumably mushroom-free — adults.
So, what say ye? Thumbs up or thumbs down to the latest fashion atrocity wrought on the world of college football? Have your say below.