Nike makes Gator coaches return apparel

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    I don't get it. Didn't Nike create the design in the first place?
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    Who has to pay for shipping?

    Are they (young children in Asia) going to just sew a new swooshes on the old shirts?
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    Looks like young children in other areas will be sporting new Gator apparel with not enough swoosh.
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    Dang, 2.1M worth of equipment per year and 1.8M in what sounds like funding. Thats ALOTTA money!!!! Id send it overnight!!!! LOL
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    I love that they headline UF, and then talk about "several other big-time college football programs including Alabama" later in the article.
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    I am sure someone lost their job.
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    Logos CAN be overdone on apparel/equipment. I remember when Under Armour first came out with cleats. They were telling us to note how many "UA" logos were placed on each shoe. Counting the hits across the top/sides/back/tongue...when you added the little molded UA logos on the sole bottom--it was over 15 hits on each shoe!

    They were so proud of that, while all the reps were muttering to each other--"tacky as hell" No reason to be proud of overkill and THAT was definitely overkill. Too many of the branded companies are more in tune to getting their logos all over the product that they fail to realize it diminishes the product.
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    As someone who designs brands identities for companies...I agree 100%. One well placed logo is more noticeable than 10 poorly placed one's. Skmple and clean will get noticed outside of the clutter.

    One note: Nike should have used white for the swooshes on our staffs blue shirts. The orange swoosh washes out in a camera pan or from a distance.

    This dazzling post was sent via my Samsung Galaxy Tablet using jet packs custom built for Gator Country.
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    The funny thing about under armor is that most people consider their logo to be an "H" not a U and an A because that is what it looks like to most people.
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    I still have one of the first shirts ever made by Under Armour as one of my samples. Not sure if there is a google source to that early logo, but it was not very close to what they use today. Their new, updated logo came about around 98-99 and is definitely more 'streamlined' then the original. You just can't imagine how ugly that first design was. Too blocky and chunky looking. Wish I could adequately describe it but can't find the right words.
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    Gee does that mean our team and coaches will have to play topless nowthat we have returned all the jerseys
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    That's the Vols you're thinking of when topless comes up.. You know--the team with the theme....Rocky Topless Tennessee.
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    No you didn't :jeez:
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    What a bunch of swooshbags!

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