That's it... I'm out... how dare they not use crimson! [/sarcasm]
IIRC, the old UT orange was more of a creamsicle, pale orange. It seems starting in the fulmer years the orange became more of a bright, Halloween orange.
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There's too much yellow in UT orange. It's almost yellow with a tint of orange.
Texas has by far the best orange color.
I haven't noticed a change in Bama's crimson, but the first time I saw them play in home jerseys was in '72.
Also, I think the Domers helmets are shinier than I remember from the past.
I think we need a little clarification on exactly which 201 is the official color. By my count there are 8 different 201 varieties. Click the link below and put in 201.
Just to throw some more information out there, this is the official 'Web Color' per UA
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I worked at Russell in screen printing department in the 70's. All I know was when we printed on white, we used Cardinal. I remember the tear away jerseys because of how many times you would print the running back's numbers.
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Reggie White from the 1980s.
Some Clausen from a decade ago.
Definitely looks different. They must have added urine into the dye.
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