Whiteout? Blackout? Who Really Wins (and Who Cares)?

Posted by Uncle Popov on September-25-2009 Add Comments

It seems that it is now fashionable for teams, particularly college football teams, to have color-themed games.  Penn State has pulled the “whiteout” at Beaver Stadium and while it is cool looking, it does not really do anything special.

But at least with Penn State it makes sense; one of the primary colors is white and it is prominent even in the home (color) uniforms.  Georgia has pulled the “blackout” a couple of times.  Yes, Georgia does have “black” as one of their colors, but it is not prominent.

Florida State, on the other hand, rolls with garnet and gold (officially).  Yet, they have had at least one “blackout” game over the past three seasons.  Black is not part of the primary colors of Florida...

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