One of the biggest complaints during the Rhoads era of Cyclone football was the staff’s unwillingness to switch it up with the team’s uniforms. While they did mix up the combinations of pants and jersey colors on occasion, programs like Oregon and Oklahoma State were throwing out new and exciting uniforms seemingly weekly.

The most common excuse for not adapting to the times was wanting to stick with “tradition” while “building a brand.” But, let’s be honest… Iowa State football isn’t known at all for its tradition or brand and probably won’t be any time soon no matter which uniforms the team wear during the fall.

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