Best of Week 10: Salute to Service uniforms, plus meat art!

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Well, it’s a big week over here. Week 10. Statement Saturday. All that.

Several teams are wearing special uniforms honoring the military for their and the Salute to Service campaign.

Arizona State is honoring Pat Tillman with PT 42 on the jersey and helmet, and a patch on the back with a Tillman quote that reads, “Somewhere inside, we hear a voice. It leads us in the direction of the person we wish to become. But it is up to us whether or not to follow.”

Mississippi State’s “Statesman” jerseys and helmet are designed to look like the Mississippi Air National Guard transport plane named after Sonny Montgomery, an MSU alum, World War II veteran and longtime U.S. Representative. The back of the helmet features representations of the medals Montgomery was awarded during his military career.

Kansas uniforms feature a “KU WWII Vet” patch and helmets showcase the Jayhawks logo as it would appear painted on a fighter jets, complete with a sheet metal texture.

Ole Miss is wearing patriotic helmets.

Other notable unis

Oregon is wearing its “Jumpman” jerseys and shoes for the first Eugene return for former coach Chip Kelly, now at UCLA (7:30 ET, FOX).

UCF, founded as Florida Technological University, was originally tasked with supporting the nearby space center and launch site at Cape Canaveral. On Thursday night during their 52-40 win over Temple, the Knights honored their past with their Space Game uniforms.


Sing it with us now

What the world / needs now / is art / meat art


The best games

All times ET

  • Nebraska at No. 10 Ohio State, noon, FOX

  • No. 20 Texas A&M at Auburn, noon, ESPN

  • No. 6 Georgia at No. 9 Kentucky, 3:30, CBS

  • No. 13 West Virginia at No. 17 Texas, 3:30 FOX

  • No. 16 Iowa at Purdue, 3:30, ESPN2

  • No. 14 Penn State at No. 5 Michigan, 3:45, ESPN

  • No. 22 Boston College at Virginia Tech, 3:45, ACC Network

  • No. 1 Alabama at No. 3 LSU, 8, CBS

  • No. 7 Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 8, ABC

  • Cal at No. 8 Washington State, 10:45, ESPN


Really sprucing it up

For the first time in 30 years, Florida has painted its end zones orange, inspiring lots of tweets with emojis with those two eyes looking slightly to the left.

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