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Photos: NAIA program uses psychology in design of their new unis


As far as uniforms go, to say that the uniforms that Kansas Wesleyan wore the past few seasons were plain would be an understatement.

However, the university recently hired a few fresh, new faces to help change the culture at the university, including changes at the presidential and athletic director level, and the school also hired Matt Drinkall to lead the football program. To complete the overhaul in culture, Drinkall decided to get some fresh uniforms to inject some fun, youthful energy into the program.

The helmets are of the matte white variety and feature an oversized Coyote logo on one side, while the other side of the helmet has been left open for game themed decals for breast cancer awareness or military appreciation games.

Perhaps the most interesting nugget about the uniforms though is the phschology that went into it. Head coach Matt Drinkall told us that they decided to use some "color elements" from the Los Angeles Lakers because "their color scheme has been associated with winning and championships for four decades".

That's certainly an interesting psychological element to incorporate into a uniform design. Take a look and judge for yourselves.