1995 – 1998 Michigan State Football Jersey & Helmet Style
The helmet featured the Michigan State Helmet Logo. Jersey contained outlined player numerals and the diamond Block S Logo on the sleeves.
Metallic green helmet
Three stripes: one-inch white center stripe, one-inch between half-inch white striping
Michigan State Helmet Logo
Big Ten Conference logo over the nose bumper
Player numerals on back – white numerals on a single circular green decal, placed to the right side of the helmet
Player’s last names punched out on green label-tape placed vertically on the back of the helmet on the center stripe
“MICHIGAN STATE” appears above the player numerals
Outlined player numerals on front
Reebok logo on left shoulder
V-neck color is opposite as jersey colors
Big Ten Conference logo patch located in the center of the V-neck
Outlined TV numbers on top of shoulders
Diamond Block S Logo on side of shoulder
Player last names on the back above the player numerals
Outlined player numerals on back
For the 1995 season, Michigan State wore a green and white Big Ten Centennial patch on the right shoulder – the other Big Ten teams also wore the patch, but with their respective school colors.
Reebok logo on the front of the upper right leg
Three stripes: green center stripe, one-inch between half-inch green striping
Same pants used for home and away games
1995 was the first season of Michigan State’s five-year contract with Reebok.
1995 Mid-Season Changes
For the Michigan State vs. LSU game on December 29, 1995 (42 – 24 Loss), Michigan State wore an Independence Bowl patch on the right shoulder.
1996 Season Changes
The Reebok logo was moved to the right shoulder
1996 Mid-Season Changes
For the Michigan State vs. Stanford game on December 31, 1996 (38 – 0 Loss), Michigan State wore a Sun Bowl patch on the left shoulder.
1997 Season Changes
The Big Ten Conference logo patch was removed from the center of the V-neck
The Reebok logo was moved to under the center of the V-neck
1997 Mid-Season Changes
For the Michigan State vs. Washington game on December 27, 1997 (51 – 23 Loss), Michigan State wore an Aloha Bowl patch on the left shoulder.
Photography Credits: Masthead image is courtesy of The Tradition Continues – Spartan Football. Image of 1995 jersey is courtesy of MSU Athletic Communications. Image of 1997 season changes is courtesy of Lansing State Journal. Spartan Jerseys claims no ownership to these images.
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