Illinois Football Uniforms

#4      
White


Mackovic


Tepper


Turner


Zook


Beckman


Lovie



You're up Bert!
 
#6      
Champaign Area
I went to Illinois during the Zook era, so I may be swayed a bit there.

I'd like to see a cleaned up combo of the Zook helmet (text Illinois or Illini), Beckman jerseys, and pants TBD. I acknowledge that this is essentially Dre's original design. TBH, I like how the three colors being used as a main, secondary, and outline make a clean but eye catching look.

Btw, my mom does some sewing on the side and is a former family and consumer sciences (aka home ec) teacher and I may have picked up some minor design asterisk ideas from her.
 
#8      
Kinda liked the Beckman years (perhaps he missed his calling). Didn't Lovie do away with the Shield too? Perhaps an omen.

Never liked the Syracuse retread unis - only one i am fond of in this group is the Grey Ghosts.
 
#10      
I'd also like to see something like Iowa State's helmet with the US and player's home state, or country if not from the US, flag on the back. I think that this is a nice touch.

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That is a cool touch.
Currently that space is taken up however. Not sure if that will carry over to next year
 
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#12      
Kelso, WA
Prefer conservative, traditional uniforms: Blue shirts with orange or white numbers (white on road with blue numbers), plain orange pants (forget the blue pants), orange helmet with no stripe. Block I on the helmet would be fine. If helmet is striped, pants should should have the same. Hope it's not too much to ask the Illini to just wear school colors (plus white).
 
#15      
I don’t remember if during Beckham’s years if there was a plate of lasagna sticker on the helmet. It doesn’t matter what combo of uniform just win. Amen!!!
 
#21      
I'd also like to see something like Iowa State's helmet with the US and player's home state, or country if not from the US, flag on the back. I think that this is a nice touch.
That IS a cool touch! Is it just me, though, or do those stickers look like they were slapped on at the last second and could fall off at a moment's notice?
 
#22      
Champaign Area
That IS a cool touch! Is it just me, though, or do those stickers look like they were slapped on at the last second and could fall off at a moment's notice?
@TheChief4Life, the flags and other stickers are placed a bit haphazardly but I hope that we could have a way to clean it up. Maybe have all graphics on one sticker, yes this means having a custom sticker for each player, or use/develop some kind of printer for non-flat surfaces.
 
#23      
Forgottonia
I hope someday we get to the point where we don’t have to change our uniforms to pretend to be relevant. I always hear about how recruits love it. I’d lIke to see the list of guys we signed because of any uniform design changes we made of the last 20 years.
 
#24      
I’m not a fan of ILLINOIS or the :illinois: on the side of the helmet. I’d really like to see the block I on the back of the helmet. I think it makes sense with the symmetry of the letter. And let’s just go with the Butkus-era numbers/stars on the side. Any takers? (Excuse the amateur design)
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#25      
Chicago Suburbs
Replace the hideous underlined slant Illinois on the helmets with a block I, and you've got a winner for a classic design.
The current unis went too far with the blocky orange-on-blue and blue-on-orange design, with no white accents and no detail. And I really hate how the border of the block I on the orange and blue helmets is the same color as the helmet and disappears.