11. This season’s highlights include Texas A&M’s subtle message on its cleats and Bowling Green’s helmet that contains a tribute to its fallen military students.
If you haven’t heard, football will be played at a NASCAR venue on Saturday. ET, ESPN).
As is always the case this time of year, several teams have planned patriotic uniforms in remembrance of Sept. The Ducks face Virginia on Saturday (10:30 p.m. But while Air Force won’t have a six-figure attendance turnout in prime time, the Falcons’ “AIRPOWER Legacy Series Sharktooth helmet” still deserves a long look.
Not to be outdone, Oregon unveiled a its “Electric Lightning” jersey earlier this week. The Hokies are encouraging their fans to wear maroon rather than orange because the Vols will be wearing orange.
A few local, nonconference rivalry games take place on Saturday, including BYU’s trip to Utah. With at least 150,000 fans expected to see Virginia Tech take on Tennessee (8 p.m. The rivals have worn their home jerseys for a red-blue matchup in the last several meetings, and this one appears to be no different.
Air Force will pair the helmet with an anthracite jersey and pewter pants against Georgia State at Falcon Stadium on Saturday.
Virginia Tech and Nike unveiled their “Hokie Stone” collaboration late last month, a black-gray-black outfit that “pays homage to several elements of Tech’s iconic history” including “Tech’s most distinctive architectural feature” and its Corps of Cadets.
In any other week, a service academy team wearing shark helmets that call back to World War II pilots would be all the uniform world was talking about. ET, ABC), the Hokies weren’t going to pass up an opportunity to flash a new uniform.