When Boise State joined the Mountain West Conference, it appears they were required to sell the soul of the football team to do it.
One of the stipulations insisted upon by the MWC was that Boise State be prohibited from wearing blue uniforms during home games. Instantly, two thoughts come to mind.
First, what kind of stupid rule is this and who possibly is mindless enough to insist upon it? Secondly, Boise State actually agreed to this? How incredibly dumb is that?
When the initial shock of the joint stupidity of the MWC and Boise State administration wears off, you find some solace in Boise State head coach Chris Petersen's comments. Petersen told several sources, “I thought it was ridiculous. That's our colors. That's who we are. That's who our fans have wanted us to be since before I've been at Boise State. That's what it's been through and through.”
Apparently, Rocky Long (San Diego State head coach), incessant whining does work.
But all of this talk about the idiotic ban on Boise blue got us thinking. Aren't there other uniforms that should be banned? After all, the MWC has opened Pandora's Box, and since conferences can now begin banning uniforms, let's take a look at a few that should definitely be the first ones to go—and for much better reasons that Rocky Long whines about them...