Yesterday, as part of the announcement that they'd renewed their contract with Under Armour to be Weird East Coast Oregon, Maryland unveiled these beauties of uniforms for their upcoming game against West Virginia:
In tribute to the 200-year anniversary of Francis Scott Key's penning "The Defence of Fort McHenry", the poem that would become The Star-Spangled Banner, they're splashing the lyrics across the helmets of the reigning Military Bowl runner-up.
It doesn't stop there, though. Through inside sources at Under Armour, Nike and Adidas, we've obtained leaks of future lyrical helmets across the Football Bowl Subdivision. Let's take a look!
Honoring the proudest Pitt tradition outside of Birmingham.
To be worn in the first home game on The U-Boat, no doubt.
Awww, come on, guys, you can still make the Rose Bo- oh... right... uh... you want some ice cream or something
Parental guidance encouraged, but I'd say that about Big Ten West football anyways.
It's actually a removable decal, in case you happen to root for other teams as well.
Ahh, they received the official SB Nation Style Guide. Thanks for listening, guys!
Not sure this one's not real.
Darude's song also originated as a Francis Scott Key poem, if I recall correctly.
Well, there you have it, everybody! That's all of th- wait, I'm being told there's one more? I didn't think so, but sure, let's take a look...
Oh come on that's just mean, guys.