Ranking the Nike Pro Combat Uniforms on Kickoff Saturday

Ian Hanford@Ian_HanfordFeatured ColumnistSeptember 2, 2012

Courtesy of cbssports.com
Courtesy of cbssports.com

Nike's Pro Combat uniforms will add more variety to the multitude of jerseys we see in college football every Saturday.

Out of these new uniforms, some stand out more than others. The color arrangement, brightness and the teams wearing them all impact how new uniforms are portrayed.

Oregon is no longer the only squad with oodles of uniforms to choose from every week. Versatility is the name of the game in today's college-football world, and that doesn't just go for the play on the field.

Let's take a look at three Pro Combat jerseys that are sure to catch your eye.

Georgia Bulldogs

Admittedly, Georgia's uniforms don't look as good in real life as they do in a picture.

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However, they are still going to catch your eye. The bright red uniforms, combined with the silver helmets, create an array that is sure to make you do a double take.

Georgia's older uniforms are traditional, and still red, but these are much more modern. You will have to decide for yourself, but the Bulldogs' new jersey is one of the best of the bunch.

My favorite touch is the black lettering.

Boise State Broncos

The Broncos' silver jerseys look sharp because they are simple.

The grey, orange, blue and white mesh together nicely to form one cohesive uniform to wear, and the color scheme doesn't overwhelm any other part of the uniform.

Maybe it's just my personal preference, but I think less is more with stuff like this. Sneakers don't need to have 26 different colors to stand out, and jerseys don't need to pull your eyes in several different directions.

Boise's uniforms work because you know where to look. They catch your eye with their simplicity, and Boise will do them justice on the field.

Oregon Ducks

Was this even a question? Look at these and decide for yourself.

Oregon's jerseys only really feature two colors, but they use them with masterful precision. The designs set on the shoulder pads are there, but they are so subtle that they don't overwhelm anything else.

The Ducks are known for their fashion sense just as much as they are for their football, and these fall right in line.

If I had to rank every jersey Nike manufactures, Oregon could fill the top-three slots. These are that nice.


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