has generated a lot of press for its new football uniforms this season. Some fans have derided them as clownish while others seem to be enjoying all of the attention. Opinions seem to be evenly split. University of Maryland
They certainly are different.
They’ve been getting a lot of national attention too and that seems to be the point. This morning, on NPR’s Morning Edition, Steve Inskeep reported that “
's athletic director says he intended for you to notice.” Maryland
How could you not. These outfits are about as subtle as a brick.
Apparently this gridiron fashion statement is expected to convey a “hip” image to potential recruits.