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.

Helmet

  • Metallic green helmet
  • Three stripes: one-inch white center stripe, one-inch between half-inch white striping
  • Michigan State Helmet Logo
  • White facemask
  • 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


Jersey

  • “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.


Pants

  • White pants
  • 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


Notable

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

Jersey

  • 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

Jersey

  • 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 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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