While the on-field results haven’t been very good for the offense lately, the defense has held its water, and in particular, the secondary has played well.
With that theme in mind, Mizzou Football used the secondary to display this week’s uniform threads:
You have entered restricted airspace. ⚠️#MIZ | #TOPGUN pic.twitter.com/j9ZYtsX5MD— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) November 15, 2019
The team did something similar last year, and even teased this a little yesterday with a couple of tweets.
The white helmets have been slightly controversial this year, but I like the look. They’re honoring the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Top Gun flight school (yes, it’s NOT just a movie starring Tom Cruise). Here’s more on the story:
The story behind #Mizzou's Veteran's Day uniforms ⤵️— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) November 15, 2019
https://t.co/8D0Xb23WAW#MIZ | #TOPGUN pic.twitter.com/9075qr4WmI
Defensive backs Christian Holmes, Tyree Gillespie, and Jarvis Ware are this week’s models for the reveal. Let’s get a closer look at the flyboy helmets:
Saturday's helmet features:— Mizzou Football (@MizzouFootball) November 15, 2019
▪️ Replica TOPGUN Patch
▪️ #Mizzou-colored national insignia found on every US military aircraft
▪️ The numbers on each helmet represent the area code of each player. It honors the numbering system of US Navy ships#MIZ | #TOPGUN pic.twitter.com/7cfMW9kiS1
A closer look courtesy of @MizzouFootball on twitter:
What say you?
What do you think of this weeks uniforms?
This poll is closed
(salutes while breaking into terrible rendition of Lee Greenwod’s God Bless the USA)
meh, the white pants don’t do it for me.
WHO CARES JUST WIN ODOM
I like Tom Cruise