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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

We'll Be Right Back After This Message...

Here's one more reason to hate the whole BCS, and general commercialism in college sports even more...

According to the always excellent Uni Watch blog, Florida will not be wearing their 100-year anniversary of football patch that they’ve worn throughout the season. In it’s place will be a commercial for Tostito’s. Of course the Nike commercial will remain in it’s normal position, on the right front shoulder. What’s interesting is that the Gator logo – the one they should have on their helmets – remains, though it’s now not part of the anniversary patch.




Hmmm…all of this talk make me realize that I have to stock up on chips for the bowl season. But I’m going to get mine at Trader Joe’s.

28 comments:

Zach Landres-Schnur said...

at least they won't be wearing these.

MGOBLUE94 said...

Mission Tortilla chips from Costco!

Still not eating at Outback after last year's snubbing.

TitleIX said...

ah, but who can really give up their Weed-Eater by Poulan?????

PeckHorn78 said...

Well, blame the BCS and the Bowls for selling out sponsorships (Tostidos Fiesta Bowl, indeed!), but I don't blame FLA for having jerseys that commemorates their playing in the BCS championship (all debates aside for the moment). That's a helluva souvenir...

Anonymous said...

lol, its a shame michigan wont get to wear those patches...500+ yards boys

Jim© said...

What's the big deal?

-Jim©

Andrew said...

Probably Urban Meyer's doing.

Anonymous said...

NASCAR hits College Football, there is a lot of room on the pants for advertising, I would think the Centers butt would be a prime spot since that's where the QB hangs out!

Anony said...

Can I get a free checking account at the San Diego Federal Credit Union?

Anonymous said...

don't know if this is entirely correct, check out this picture from the gainesville sun

http://imgsrv.gainesvillesun.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/bilde?Site=GS&Date=20061212&Category=GATORS01&ArtNo=612120346&Ref=AR&MaxW=600&Q=90

Anonymous said...

http://store.cheroes.com/ohst33bcsrej.html

Anonymous said...

I don't think we (UM fans) should carp that much about this. Some of Michigan's Rose Bowl jerseys have been pretty bad. While I recognize that it's a bit apples-to-oranges since there's no advertisement, I never liked the screened-on, whole-shoulder designs, like this one:
http://www.collegejersey.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=22182

Although, I'd give a kidney for this:
http://www.collegejersey.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=22288

Kirbdaddy said...

Won't Florida be wearing white sinche they are #2???

Anonymous said...

Ohio State has the choice of jerseys, being #1, and have chosen to wear their road whites (they have work white with success the last three times they played in the Fiesta Bowl and consider this a road game).

Anonymous said...

Um... also, if you folks haven't thought about it..

Florida started playing football in 1906. That season ended in 1906.

The bowl game is going to be in 2007.

It won't be the 100th year anymore.

Anonymous said...

It's come to my attention that the above comments may have been a bit harsh. I believe there have been some people on the site belittling the University of Florida...but I believe that may actually be the BCS you are complaining about. As for the logo, the Gators are putting the Tostitos logo on one sleeve while keeping the 100 years logo on the other sleeve. That's what is going to happen for the game.

Michigan had a fine season, but I have heard nothing but ESPN and Fox go on and on(especially Kirk Herbstreit) have said Michigan would beat Florida nine out of ten times. I don't but that at all. I do believe the SEC is a better conference than the Big Ten. But I think I may have been a little too harsh on the point. I think the system sucks...we should have Florida and Michigan playing to see who plays Ohio State. Despite the fact it worked for Florida this time I do believe a playoff is the only way to go.

Sorry I let my frustration get away from me. Thank you.

richard cranium said...

Anon @ 7:55 PM: When the final score is 42-10 OSU over Florida feel free to eat some asshole. So to sum up Big Ten' Best Team = owns the SEC's "best team." Gaytors are going to get "F'd in the A" cause it's on!

Anonymous said...

Actually I believe if Florida does lose to Ohio State it will be by about 3 or 7 points...about the same amount Michigan lost to them. Nice about eathing asshole though...you are a clever Michigander.

AceG8tr said...

A little bitter, are we?

I've always thought highly of Michigan and UM fans--I have a friend who's a big UM fan and in the middle of the season (pre-UM/OSU game) was hoping for a UF/UM NC game. But guys, lets face it--it makes a lot of sense for the champions of the two best conferences in the nation to be playing for a NC. And I'm not so sure OSU is going to end up on top. We'll see. Good luck in the future beating OSU--I'll be pulling for you.

Anonymous said...

all u mich. fvcks cry me a river! did u not get ur crack at them (osu)? win the games in front of u and it wont come down to the system...fact is u werent good enough. u like to think u lost by only 3. was really 10 before osu got lax on dfense to let u have one last score so the clock would run. if ur dfense couldve stopped them at all u wouldnt be whining. and now u guys are talking sh1t bout the patches on our jerseys?? seriously? get some class and a better football team, or a champ. game in ur conf.

1201 S. Main St. said...

Anon 5:50a - r u a sk8rgrl texting ur best friend in 3rd hr study hall? lmao rofl brb k?

MAN UP AND TYPE LIKE YOU HAVE BALLS...the post wasn't making fun of FL jerseys. It was pointing out the the over the top commercialism that the BCS has become.

And if we're going to throw out random shit to justify which team is better - like it should've been a 10 point loss instead of 3 to the #1 team, then let's talk about your 2 loss season. Surely you shouldn't be counting the win agains SoCar, right? They owned you in that game and you needed 3 blocked field goals, and blocked pat to escape with a win at home. How's that for ridiculous arguments? Go back to texting Madison, Brittney and Brianna, you moron.

Jim said...

I think it's funny that anon 5:50 nailed all of the "U"s in place of "you", but put a "v" in f-u-c-k.

Enjoy your SEC title, you should be proud. Act like you've been there before.

Jim said...

By the way 1201 - this thread looks to be petering out, so I'll make a quick threadjack. What's 1201 S. Main St? It's prob something obv like the address for the Shoe or something, but I googled and I'm coming up empty - only
Dept Health Service, Jacksonville, IL
El Mar Budget Hotel, Santa Fe
Dept of Pediatrics, Crown Point, IN
some pool dealer in Norman, IL
Women's apparel store in Walnut Creek, CA
AND MY FAV
A-1 Pest Control in Gainsville, FL

1201 S. Main St. said...

Jim - 1201 S Main st is the physical address for the Michigan Football stadium. The mailing address will come up as Hoover St where the athletic dept. has their offices, though. However, I kind of like the Florida Pest conrol thing.
And while we're threadjacking, thanks for getting the SNL reference on a previous thread.. Enjoy reading your posts. But who's this guy with "Jim©"? Maybe you should trump him and go "Jim®"

Jim said...

Jim(C) was me. I did that to be funny (or attempt to be anyway), as I copyrighted myself out of commercialism to play along with Yost's post about UofF having to wear the Tostidos patches. You're right, it should be (R) or (TM) instead.

Thanks for the info on 1201. I really feel dumb now.

Anonymous said...

it wouldnt matter because when they play in the championship game, it will be 2007, therefore being 101 years, in there last game (yea they actually won their last game)they wore that patch in their last game in 2006 as well as all of the games that they played in 2006

jimtavis said...

gator fan here, any discussion of a big10 conf champ game? i would think you guys would want that after this debacle this year? wouldnt that clear up the problem?

Anonymous said...

anan: "u like to think u lost by only 3. was really 10 before osu got lax on dfense"

And by that logic, you guys lost to South Carolina.