In Other News it Looks Like We Might Have Ditched the Stripes for '22

Possibly the lids for the upcoming season.

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I actually really liked the old timey shoulder stripes, but the diagonal stripes and the dinner bib were just tacky and awful.

Simple is better

Love it. Honestly we should just wear the throwbacks as our uniform all season until we get a new uniform deal next year.

Yay good news!

My big unpopular opinion was I kinda liked the stripes and never got all the grief they got.

However I like the no stripe just as much as well

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these are precisely my thoughts as well

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Great start

Now give me the throwback unis full time.

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The helmet stripe wasn't as bad as the Jersey stripe. I mean... can we not make the name plaques all cover the stripes on the back the same way? It's seriously Bush league.

I'll take the baby step though.

I agree on all points.

But:

"Bush league" is a dig.

"Busch League" is a compliment.

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The current jerseys are terrible. Bring back the Mike Vick era jerseys and call it a day.

I'm confused. Are we done with shoulder stripes? Or not?
Please, no more shoulder stripes, please.

The throwback uniforms were the worst we have worn in my lifetime. No more strips!

Stripes, no stripes, I don't care.

I just want to see better football.

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Oh. Good news. I don't know how to interpret it.

If you feel the leather in your hand let it rip.

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No it's not

The normal stripes were good. The modern stripes were bad.

Those were good, they just stuck around too long. I like the clean helmet a lot better though.

If you feel the leather in your hand let it rip.

The modern stripes look good. It's just different. That being said I'm ready for a change and wouldn't mind a return to the stripeless look.

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These weren't good either. Same as Ole Miss, LSU, the Colts. Give me something unique, just spend more than 5 minutes on it, Nike

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That's why I loved the inaugural ACC uniforms as they were different. Late 90s is still my favorite but if you aren't going classic go creative, we haven't seen creative in a long time.

So you're saying we Pryed the stripes off the helmet?

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Prying off the stripes would coincide nicely with Prying our way back into the top-25. 12-0 baby! Amirite?

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Helmet stripes? Meh. Jersey stripes? Yes.

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Unpopular opinion but I never liked these. I think they're boring and don't pop on TV. I wasn't a fan back in the early 2000s so I don't have that emotional attachment. I want us to go back to the 80s early 90s full stripe and white facemask look.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Similar to the Logan Thomas era helmets, but the stripe appears thinner. Wonder if it awkwardly stops in the back like the old ones used to as well.

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I hope this is a hint that we'll have solid maroon helmets for solid maroon jerseys and striped white helmets for striped white & orange jerseys (unless the solid white & orange jerseys get delivered early).

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Maybe?

My guess is that we'll see an overhaul of the jerseys for the 2023-24 season, with us just playing out the string with the Fuente era ones this year. From what I understand, Nike needs a solid 12 months planning in order to do a full on refresh like what we'll need, because we'll likely want to change up fonts and get our own templating that they'll need to account for. (for example, the throwbacks we wore last year actually used the wrong font, but Nike doesn't make numbers in the Vick era style anymore, so we had to go with the closest match they had. Should we go back full time, we'll want to use that font again).

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