VT Football Jersey Bracket

I didn't see this posted so I thought I'd share.

VT Jersey Bracket

Go vote for your favorites.

And the winner is:

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Hard to tell a difference in today's 2 seed and 6 seed.

yeah, so far as I can tell it is just the conference patch maybe?

Missed opportunity for another unique option

Edit: looks like the older one has the TV icon on the collar instead of the square root of 1

Missed opportunity for another unique option

The orange camo abomination is up for voting on 4/30

Just saw that and edited the post. Still would've been interested in how the sleeve would've done.

Orange sleeve fanclub over here. Orange pits on the 34 jersey is the only competition for me.

VT Class of '12 (MSE), MVBone, Go Hokies!

I actually liked that one >ducks<

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"Look at this... This is just spectacular.... These people are losing their minds"

STICK IT IN HAS RETURNED!!!

I think Nike changed the font for numbers for #6, but I agree it's barely noticeable. I had to look really hard to find it.

2008-2012: we had throwbacks using the T over V logo in the collar.

2013-2016: the same template was used, but the logo in the collar was updated to the VT logo (along with patches, etc.)

2016 -2017: introduced an update to uniform that flaired out the shoulder stripes, widened the collar, and updated the number font.

So basically the uniform version of this:

Collar, conf patch, number font

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

Hard to tell a difference in today's 2 seed and 6 seed.

They go head to head on Monday.

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IMO, the 1994/1995 jerseys with the BIG EAST patch on the sleeves don't get enough love. I really liked those jerseys.

How the fuck is this a 7 seed:

while this is an 8:

King Alum of the House Hokie, the First of His Name, Khal of the Turkey Legs, The rightful Heir to the Big Board, the Unbanned, Breaker of Trolls and Father of Gritty

Same reason this is a 7 seed

While this is a 2 seed

i want one of those orange jerseys so badly

Same. How TF did they not make these in Maroon and White too? Did anyone ever create a concept of them in maroon or white?

Paging Hokie20...

i would be 100% ok with us rolling out those orange, maroon ones like you're mentioning and white ones with maroon lettering being the only jerseys we wear moving forward.

Kind of like this?

and this?

That white jersey makes me feel good inside.

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

These are so clean and modern. Love them.

I actually did back when some of us were kind of hoping they'd be the format for our new jerseys. I'm no photoshop-pro so they're not great but

These are awesome, great job! Love the orange number on the sleeve of the maroon.

I actually don't think this is terrible. It's a modern take on everyone's favorite jerseys- the Vick years. Wish are painfully plain, but they worked. They had no stripes on them and simply a different color number on the sleeve. These are plain, and add the Hokies to the chest plate. Not terrible, IMO

Give me All Maroon Everything with Orange numbers and white outlines. That's the dream. No strips or anything. Keep it simple, keep in classy, keep it maroon and orange.

Twitter me

I wish we had just gone with that as a template for our current look instead of the stripes. Don't get me wrong I don't mind the stripes, but those were clean, and a maroon version would have played well.

King Alum of the House Hokie, the First of His Name, Khal of the Turkey Legs, The rightful Heir to the Big Board, the Unbanned, Breaker of Trolls and Father of Gritty

those gray jerseys

i'm not ignorant enough to think these are going to win against their matchup, but i've always thought these were fuckin fire and i wish i could have bought one. The $6 camo VT hats that they sold that year were awesome too, mine is extremely faded from all the run its gotten.

Off the shelf high school bullshit... We were just lucky the high school catalog version had a maroon sleeves option.

Has to be random seeding maybe?

I wish they had included the methodology on the bracket page.

I just want VT to go back to the '99 - '00 jerseys and be done with all this mess. Those are iconic.

Agree 100%, maroon jerseys white pants, or all white, and no stripes on any.
or I'll take all maroon, no stripes, any day

HH4455

I'm not a graphic designer. Neither are the people that did 95% of these.

Oooo! A jersey debate?? I'll get my popcorn. The mods are gonna have to be on this thread tighter than the Rona!

East stands number 2 will get my vote all day everyday...that dark maroon...stripe free helmets....stripe free jerseys and the memory of watching two number 7's, a 22, and an 88 absolutely destroy defenses with style. Especially in those night games...just everything about those uni's piss excellence

HokieHighVPI03

If that jersey doesn't win 100% of the vote then I question some of you as Hokie fans.

I never liked the orange numbers on the sleeves. They felt out of place since the rest of the text was white.

The orange numbers on the sleeves where the tits.

On a bunch of bulls, to complete the expression.

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I find it interesting that West Stands #8 was included in the bracket. Bruce Smith never wore that exact jersey in a game. The "VA Tech" was added for a photo shoot.

Fake jersey!

This is true. Game pic of the great one....

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I don't care if the QB did throw that ball already, he is going to die.

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Specifically, it was so that everyone knew where Bruce went to school during this shoot, which ended up in SI

but he wasn't the only one to get that template for the photoshoot

King Alum of the House Hokie, the First of His Name, Khal of the Turkey Legs, The rightful Heir to the Big Board, the Unbanned, Breaker of Trolls and Father of Gritty

Virginia Tech... signing shitty apparel deals since 1980!

I feel like you need this.

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

Lol, you're more on brand than Nike!

Bruce also wore this jersey when he was named a Playboy All American. I looked through some old Playboy Magazines...you know, for research

Ashley Lee was a beast....and you gotta love the Converse astroturf shoes.

Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

7 and 34 in the final. book it

I believe they're actually facing off in the next round. Unfortunate and too early.

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

East stands #2 all day! Those '99 jerseys are still the best we've ever worn. Our record in them doesn't hurt either

I don't know what a Hokie is, but God is one of them!

I was tricked on today's voting at first, thinking the black jersey was the Pro-Combat, not the Beamer's final game.
It made it a little tougher.

At the time, I didn't mind the grey jersey because I hated our standard jerseys from the point where we took the retro stuff and just started swapping colors.

Those black jerseys were okay (definitely better than the orange variety), but the maroon stripe in the middle of the orange just looks wrong.

Still, I went with the black, but I won't be helping advance it any further.

Yeah I voted grey just because the black with orange stripes was gross

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

Hear, hear. Both are abominations.

Joffrey, Cersei, Ilyn Payne, the Hound, Jeff Jagodzinski, Paul Johnson, Pat Narduzzi.

It sucks that the Orange "Hokies" is up against the 98-03 Maroon. I really like both.

I think the orange jerseys got hurt in the seeding. I actually like our current orange too but it didn't make it out of the first round.

No, the orange jerseys got hurt by the fact they're orange, and therefore suck.

All orange jerseys should burn in this bracket.

And not because they're straight fire.

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

63.8% on the 98-03 maroon jersey? Freaking millennials!

You're voting for the better jersey, not the better team/outcome.

Correct, that maroon jersey should be getting 100% of the vote

'04 to '07 Maroon is seeded way too low, wtf. Fortunately it's winning anyways

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"Sam Rogers is a college football icon" SB Nation

Thanks Frank!

We're into the quarterfinals. Surprisingly, half the remaining contenders are white jerseys.

I don't think it's that surprising, when you see what they are and what they've been up against.

Vick's jersey -- probably pushing through moreso on who wore it than design.

Beamer's jersey -- stuck in an uninspired retro portion of the bracket.

Early ACC white jersey -- went up against a camo and the crappy black jersey. It's probably pushing through because it's not those others.

White Pro Combat -- everyone loves those anyway, and it's only been up against orange jerseys, making the decisions so much easier.

I didn't appreciate it at the time, but the triple stripe uniforms before they got updated in 2016 were awesome. From 2013 to 2015 when the collar logo was the current VT and not the old one, they were perfect (new logo added continuity with the logo on the helmet). The plain white pants were perfect too. The black socks and shoes completed it.

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Virginia Tech fanatic.
Formerly known as JWillHokieAlum.

The maroon variation was the best of the bad options we had at the time.

Ok, fess up. Which of you posters with piss poor taste keep voting for the maroon 3 stripe over the mid-00s white? Judging by his overall terrible taste, I'm guessing French is one.

I think that the mid-00's white is getting hurt by the picture they used for it. That jersey looked way better with white pants than maroon ones.

Gobble Till You Wobble

i just really miss the helmets without the stripes......

The fact that both Pro Combats made the final four shows that it's just annoying millennials voting in this thing

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

Aren't you a millennial?

Yeah I hate it

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

Ok, boomer.

Same! I deny being a millennial every chance I get. I identify much more closely with Xennials!

yes but he's not one of the annoying ones

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

blaming things on "annoying millennials" seems to indicate otherwise.

being a millennial and blaming things on "annoying millennials" is just an example of having a good sense of humor (classic tongue-in-cheek irony which is classic millennial), not an example of being annoying

unless you're a boomer and you think anything fun is actually annoying

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

classic

thanks chumps

also thanks for actually getting the joke

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

For a white uni, I loved those pro combats. I dont know why we only wore them for a game.

I didnt like the black ones, black isnt a VT color, it's just weird.

We actually wore them twice. Maryland and Virginia. We never lost in them.

One could argue that black jerseys are perfect for one-off jerseys because black was part of our original colors. That's why our pants were black for the Battle against Bristol.

I feel like the seeding on this one resulted in some weird match-ups. (like 99 maroon vs 04 maroon way back in round 2 and 16 maroon vs 10 maroon at all)

I would have gone with 4 brackets, maroon, white, orange, and other so the best from each of those categories ended up in the semis. That would have resulted in a champion in each category regardless of how the final turned out.

Hokie Stone Jerseys should be PERMANENT for alternative use. The combo we used for Battle of Bristol with black pants and then the white helmet & pants version was LIT.

No more special jerseys and helmets. Just a clean maroon, a clean white, an alternate orange and be done with it. None of this weird strip BS or stripes on the helmet.

I'd be totally content if we rolled out in something as simple as this. And yes, I did intend for the contrasting shoulder number and sleeve trim. You could throw together endless combinations of pants/jersey colors. Go AME, AOE, AW, whatever. It would work.

Happy Friday everyone, its the final round.

And we have a winner...

yuck

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

I think if we removed the backing graphic and replaced it with the Hokie stone pattern these could be an interesting one-off again.

They aren't traditional by any means, but I loved that uniform. I'd love to see another black uniform game and Penn St would be so appropriate considering they do a Whiteout game. VT could conversely do a blackout for that game...if it happens of course.

Dang millennials!

/ssss

I just sit on my couch and b*tch. - HokieChemE2016

If we bring it back then we need to call it something in lines with a "white-out" game... "Blackout" sounds too generic and not our style... I propose "Sandman"

"Exit light, enter night"-game

Knowing our people, it'll be the "Black Effect" game. Blah.

Sounds like a Chris Rock special

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

Or

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

I'm officially out of the uni fashion mainstream.....I think I must have voted for more of the losing jerseys in this thing than probably anybody.

Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

Just know that there is no such thing as a uniform everybody likes.

"You don't stare into a rearview mirror"

Oh, that goes without saying. I'm just saying I voted for more losers in this little diversion than most probably did.

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