What’s The Next Metallic?

UCLA is still getting mileage from metallics. Photo courtesy of Adidas.

UCLA is still getting mileage from metallics. Photo courtesy of Adidas.

There’s no doubt that the trend for metallic numbers is still going strong for college football uniforms. If you’re following your favorite teams, you can’t help but notice the “fashion show” that is going on with some of them, each trying to outdo one another with more spectacular presentations. Sometimes it seems they are more like costumes than serious football uniforms. So while we are still seeing a lot of metallic, and don’t expect this trend to drop off any time soon, it makes one wonder what’s next for the teams that REALLY want to stand out. Reflective is one answer. We predict that teams will be featuring reflective numbers and other touches, even if they are only using it as a background or accent. Of course the Oregon Ducks,

Are we ready for this? The Oregon Ducks unveiled their Glow in the Dark uniforms back in August 2015.

Are we ready for this? The Oregon Ducks unveiled their Glow in the Dark uniforms back in August 2015. (Nike photo)

who are well-known for taking uniform design to the next level, have supposedly done just that once again. Back in August they released photos of their Glow-In-The-Dark uniforms, but I haven’t seen them on the field yet. However, if you want to beat them to it, we have CAD-CUT Glow in the Dark heat transfer materials  as well as Glow in the Dark transfers from Transfer Express. Whether you are making football uniforms or Halloween costumes (or football uniforms that could be used as Halloween costumes) remember you have options when it comes to heat printing.

Baylor's alternate uniforms for 2015 feature gold metallic numbers.

Baylor’s alternate uniforms for 2015 feature gold metallic numbers. (Nike photo)

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