1973
Michigan State Football
Jersey & Helmet Style

The helmet featured the Oversized Spartan Head Logo. The logo was designed by team member, and art major, Mike Hurd.

Helmet

  • Green helmet
  • One-inch white center stripe
  • White Oversized Spartan Head Logo with a black border on both sides – drawn by team member (and art major) Michael Hurd: the new abstract Spartan head, although larger, was even harder to decipher within the sight-lines of the stadium compared to the preceding design.
  • Gray facemask
  • White two-and-one-half-inch “charger” style player numerals placed on each side of the center stripe on back


Jersey

  • Green Jersey
  • White “MICHIGAN STATE” appears above the player numerals – font reminiscent of the 1965 & 1966 national championship teams
  • White solid color player numerals on front
  • White solid color TV numbers on the side of shoulders
  • No player last names on the back above the player numerals
  • White solid color player numerals on back


Pants

  • White pants
  • Single thick green stripe down the leg
  • Same pants used for home and away games


Away Uniform

Jersey

  • White jersey
  • Green “MICHIGAN STATE” appears above the player numerals – font reminiscent of the 1965 – 1966 national championship teams
  • Green solid color player numerals on front
  • Green solid color TV numbers on the side of shoulders
  • Green solid color player numerals on back
  • No player last names on the back above the player numerals
  • Thick green stripe around both arms

  • Information Credits: Helmet Hut and The Tradition Continues – Spartan Football. Spartan Jerseys claims no ownership to this information.
    Photography Credits: Masthead image is courtesy of Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections. Image of 1973 away jersey is courtesy of Helmet Hut. Spartan Jerseys claims no ownership to these images.

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