A day after the
If you believe there’s no such thing as bad publicity, then you’ll be thrilled to hear that everyone has been talking about the Terps uniforms -- LeBron James and Chad Ochocinco on Twitter, Skip Bayless and today’s talking-head cohort on
Leading the way was
In a different blog post, this one for ESPN, Lukas said: "In case you were under a very large rock last night, the Terps were in court jester mode. For some reason I kept thinking the players looked like living chess pieces. Like, was the play call in the huddle, 'Knight to king's bishop four' or something? The good news: No team can possibly go further around the bend than this. The bad news: Sure they can."
It's worth noting that Lukas took issue two weeks ago with Maryland and Under Amour, calling their fashion show "a corporate masturbation session, a retailing showcase, and a sham."
As for the aesthetics, Monday's uniform -- which was highlighted by helmets that mimicked the state flag and matching designs on the shoulders of their white jerseys -- has gotten mixed reviews.
Let's start with the negative. Mike Rosenwald of
Andy Staples of
However, the Terps had their fair share of supporters, too. Matt Hinton, who writes the Dr. Saturday blog for Yahoo! Sports, said he digs the jerseys. Dan Steinberg of D.C. Sports Bog said "they're unique, and there's a meaning there, and the kids seem to approve, so I can't think of any reason to object."