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by John Helsley Modified: July 29, 2011 at 9:30 am •  Published: July 29, 2011

Kids like that stuff and they want to go to Oregon because of all the varieties they have. They obviously have a lot more combinations than we do, but I think we've done a great job taking that next step.”

So, who decides what color or combination on any given game day? That is still to be decided, although the black jerseys and helmets should probably wait until cooler temperatures return.

Maybe the team captains should decide. Or to engage the fans, maybe an online vote of the people would prove popular.

In an interesting twist at Oregon, golf coach Casey Martin has been handed the tag of “Uniform Coordinator.”

Could Cowboys golf coach Mike McGraw be on call?

Brown knows one thing, he's no fashion expert.

“I'm not the style guy,” Brown said. “We have guys on the team who are very stylish, and I'm not one of them. Whatever uniform they lay out, hey, I'll wear it.”

Still, Brown does have a favorite.

“I always like the all-orange, orange on orange,” he said. “Another I like is if we go with the black pants and the orange jersey and the black helmet. I think that would look sweet.”

Weeden's favorite?

“I'm a fan of the gray,” he said. “The gray is pretty sharp. There are some combinations there — gray and white, black and gray — a lot of good combinations. But I think adding the gray makes everything pretty sharp.”

Not that there's pressure to choose.

“I like them all,” said athletic director Mike Holder. “I'm probably more of a traditionalist, I like the orange. And our hope is that our fans continue to wear orange to every game. We don't want to change that at all. Whatever the players wear shouldn't affect the fans at all.

“We're the Orange Army.”

Poll: What do you think of the new uniforms? Send your thoughts to Anthony Slater

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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