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When Oregon takes on Washington this weekend, they'll be rocking these new “Webfoots” uniforms, which honor the 1916 Oregon Webfoots football team, which won the 1917 Rose Bowl over Penn 14-0...
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The nickname, however, was not a synonym for a duck. It was rather a term that had originated in Massachusetts during the 1700s to describe locals who lived in wet conditions. The term was proliferated by miners coming northward from California as a pejorative descriptor of the locals of the waterlogged Willamette Valley and had grown in popular usage by the 1860s. By the time the University of Oregon began forming sports teams for intercollegiate play in the last decade of the 19th century, the term Webfoot had become synonymous with Oregonians.
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mkibod192 months
These are probably Oregons best alternate unis, since they do not feature highlighter, but it looks more like a Cal uni.
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mkibod192 months
These are probably Oregons best alternate unis, since they do not feature highlighter, but it looks more like a Cal uni.
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LSUMaverick92 months
3000 different uniforms....0 National Championships
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ColeLSU92 months
They are cool. However, maybe Oregon should focus more on winning than what Uni they are going to wear...
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CNB92 months
Is this allowed? I thought you could Only have school name or mascot across the front? I like them, personally.
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