Found April 12, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
The average sports fan does not need a history lesson to inform them of the hatred that exists between Michigan and Ohio State. On the football field, the rivalry is one of the greatest in sports. That explains why Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner will be wearing an Oregon State jersey during Michigan’s spring game on Saturday.
Because of an ACL injury to backup quarterback Russell Bellomy, Gardner is currently the only quarterback on the Michigan roster that is under scholarship. That has inspired the team to dress him in a non-contact jersey for Saturday’s game, which would typically be red. However, red is the color of the Buckeyes, so that’s not happening.
“As we’ve stated, we don’t wear red jerseys, so these were a temporary fix until we could get some custom jerseys made, which we hope will be in this week,” A Michigan spokesman told MLive.com in an email.
An Oregon State spokesman explained that the Wolverines were in need of a contrasting color and that the equipment guy...
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Michigan QB Devin Gardner will not be wearing the traditional red no-contact jersey during their Spring Game this Saturday. Instead, Gardner will don an orange Oregon State jersey to signify denote his hands off status. The Wolverines wanted a color other than red, which is worn by Michigan rival Ohio State.
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The Michigan Wolverines needed orange jerseys for their quarterbacks. Why not turn to the Oregon State Beavers' equipment manager?
This photo of Devin Gardner in an Oregon State uniform [via MLive], a special "no contact" jersey which he will wear for tomorrow's spring game, got me thinking (which is never good).
You'll notice that Oregon State's jersey fits a little differently than the usual Michigan uni. And that's because it's not an Adidas jersey, it's a Nike jersey...
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