Found May 24, 2012 on Throw The Flag:
Things are changing real fast at Arizona. The Wildcats just hired Rich Rodriguez who used to coach West Virginia and Michigan. Athletic Director Greg Byrne announced that the school would be wearing helmets that were copper colored. Copper isn’t even close to Arizona’s school colors and is meant to symbolize the past culture of mining. You can’t make this stuff up. Arizona feels that the mining culture is tied to their state and school. Byrne gave a statement on the choice of color… Copper is not only associated with our great state’s mining history, but it has influenced architectural design on our campus, including our athletic facilities – most notably the ring at the top of the McKale Center, and the future North End Zone Football Complex. As such we embrace the idea that as the University of Arizona we will incorporate copper into a special helmet design to represent our state and University. Copper will not replace our traditional colors of red and blue, and the copper h...
1 Comment:
  • GEEE I wonder If the U OF O had anything do with this eh
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