There’s always been something of a debate among football fans in the United States: at the end of the day, is college football more popular than the National Football League? While the latter absolutely takes in tens of millions more in revenue each year, few NFL teams garner the same level of passion and fervor that the college teams do.
For this list, however, one intrepid designer decided to provide an alternative answer to the aforementioned question: how about combining the helmets and color schemes of NFL teams with famous local Universities?
After all, if you can’t have just one or the other, why not try to have both?
We’re willing to wager that you could wander around large parts of Arizona and not find any Cardinals (ie, the actual birds themselves). So lending the colors of the Arizona State Sun Devils to the once transplanted franchise from St. Louis can’t exactly hurt here.
Plus, it’s not really much of a color change anyway, except for the white being replaced by the yellow. Of course, the new color scheme makes the Cardinal on the helmet look much more like another desert-dwelling bird: the Roadrunner.
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