Carlson: How OSU football's uniforms became a hallmark of the Cowboys, not a footnote

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By Jenni CarlsonColumnistjcarlson@oklahoman.comSTILLWATER — Coming off a historic season and bringing back a bevy of superstars, there was lots of excitement inside the Oklahoma State football program heading into the 2011 season.Players were pumped about wearing the orange and black again.Then a month or so before the opener, Nike announced it had overhauled the Cowboys’ uniforms, modernizing their look, adding several new options and allowing them to mix and match combinations ala Oregon.Suddenly, the players couldn’t wait to put on the orange and black — and gray and white, too.“There is a definite coolness to our new uniforms,” Cowboy wide receiver Justin Blackmon said at the time.Coolness wasn’t a word often associated with OSU football...

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Carlson: How OSU football's uniforms became a hallmark of the Cowboys, not a footnote

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