UNIFORM WATCH: Gray Gloves?

Miami Hurricanes fan Shelton Douthett of Miami shows the sign of the

A change approved last week by the Football Rules Committee allows players to wear any color gloves, negating a requirement that all gloves be gray.
 
“The committee fields numerous requests each year to allow team colors on gloves,” it explained in a statement, “so the membership clearly would like flexibility with this rule.”

The gray-only edict arrived several years ago because players were shading gloves to blend in with opponents’ jerseys and hide holding penalties, University of Oregon equipment manager Pat Conrad said. But the committee apparently found that the strategy didn’t yield a significant advantage.

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I would love to see the gloves the Oregon wears next year.
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2 Responses to “UNIFORM WATCH: Gray Gloves?”

  1. jarmon coleman Says:

    how do you get those college gloves

  2. Nina Says:

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    Keep up the great writing.
    Nina

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