College Football Uniform Watch for Week 12

Sean FryeFeatured ColumnistNovember 15, 2013

DEKALB, IL - NOVEMBER 13:  Quarterback Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies (R) celebrates with his teammates after a 16-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter against the Ball State Cardinals at Huskie Stadium on November 13, 2013 in DeKalb, Illinois. Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 48-27.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
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As we hit the home stretch of the 2013 college football season, teams across the country are not only looking for one last push on the field but are making one last push to look good as well. 

Northern Illinois rocked military-themed uniforms in its win over Ball State on Wednesday, fitting in with the Military Appreciation theme associated with the month of November. 

Under Armour will be one of the biggest players this weekend with not only Maryland rocking some all-white uniforms but with the Hawaii Warriors donning throwbacks as well. 

 

Northern Illinois' American Flag Jerseys

Nov 13, 2013; DeKalb, IL, USA;  Northern Illinois Cardinals quarterback Jordan Lynch (6) and quarterback Matt McIntosh (9) celebrate after scoring a touchdown in the 4th quarter against Ball State Huskies at Huskie Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-U
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Jordan Lynch padded his Heisman Trophy resume in style on Wednesday night against Ball State, as the Huskies rocked American flag-themed uniforms to represent Active Heroes, a charity that supports veterans and their families. 

The jerseys featured Old Glory on the shoulder pads and red, white and blue lettering on the helmet decals as well. 

Rutgers and South Florida are also joining the trend of honoring the military on Saturday with its uniforms.  

 

Under Armour Killing It This Week 

Under Armour, while often seen as a little brother to Nike and Adidas, is going all out this week with two of its teams. 

Maryland will be rocking their all-white uniforms, per Phil Hecken of Uni Watch. 

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 5: C.J Brown #16 of the Maryland Terrapins looks to make a completion under pressure from Levonte Whitfield #7 of the Florida State Seminoles during the first half on October 5, 2013 at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Flori
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Meanwhile, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are rocking throwback jerseys reminiscent of when they had a rainbow as their logo. 

 

Helmet Time

Toledo, Marshall and Louisville all had interesting helmet developments this week. 

Toledo rocked a yellow throwback helmet, as seen below. 

Marshall honored the 75 victims of the plane crash that killed coaches, players and supporters of the Thundering Herd in 1970 by wearing a "75" decal on their helmets. The game was played on Thursday, Nov. 14, and was the first time Marshall played a game on an anniversary of the crash. 

The tragedy was featured in the movie We Are Marshall. 

As for Louisville, their equipment department tweeted out a photo of a "helmet in waiting" that features a black chrome type of finish with a red tint used for the logo.