Ok, so we are getting down to the wire here, but for time concerns, we will keep this brief when breaking down some of the fashion from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Carolina blue has become iconic with the Tar Heels, but mostly on the basketball court. The football Tar Heels employ the interlocking N and C on their helmets. The Carolina blue in the home uniform is one of the best colors out there. The only thing that keeps this from being among the elite is the small and sometimes thick blue stripe on the side of the pants.
The Tigers have an all-orange look for home games, but unlike some other teams that go with all bright colors, the look isn’t to offensive, but it actually works. The Tiger print on the helmet is also pretty cool.
The Hurricanes have taken on the city of Miami’s bright color scheme for a long time. Now the Marlins are adopting the same look (maybe since they’re playing at the site of the old Orange Bowl.) The iconic ‘U’ on the helmet has been around for years and makes the helmets a solid look.
The red and gold the Seminoles use is a good combination. The arrow on the helmet and the helmet stickers of the same design give them the details to make the uniform fun.
The best part of the Virginia uniform is the helmet. The V with interlocking swords is very cool.
7. Georgia Tech
The Yellow Jackets are one of the rare teams in college football to wear white at home, most of the time. It’s not like their colors are dark anyway, a gold uniform could be used as road look if they really wanted.
The Terps tried to become the Oregon of the east coast this season, but it simply did not work. The uniform combinations were not all that inspiring and couldn’t match the Ducks.
The saving grace for the Blue Devils here is their white helmets and stripes on the shoulder. I’m a sucker for both.
10. Boston College
I don’t know, this is a pretty plain look. It’s a classic uniform, but they haven’t had to success on the field to make it iconic.
11. Wake Forest
The Demon Deacons have an extremely boring helmet which really hurts these uniforms, all they have to do is perhaps get a little creative with the logo.
12. N.C. State
Nothing too much to talk about here. The small N and C in the big S are pretty neat though.