It’s all the rage this year, Turnover pieces of flair. You know what I think of it…
I don’t like it, but I get it. College kids are motivated by these pieces of flair. They want to earn and rock them on the sideline like Flava Flav. It causes a big celebration with their teammates, swings momentum in their favor (hopefully), and adds another FU in the opponents face. Flair let’s the players have fun and I really can’t take that away from them. I’m a product of “Black Shoes, Basic Blues, No Names”. I guess it’s time for me to stop being an old-head, and start being a millennial. I should probably get with the times. Side Note: I won’t.
Miami started all this BS with the turnover chain in 2017.
Of Course, Clemson took a shit on the Miami, and the Turnover Chain.
Don’t ‘U’ worry, Miami decided to bring back the Turnover Chain for 2018. They got off to a great start by causing ZERO turnovers against LSU, so the chain stayed in the case. That’s ok, LSU had their own turnover flair.
LSU TURNOVER TOWEL pic.twitter.com/iSTfM0fZwu
— Yahoo Sports College Football (@YahooSportsCFB) September 3, 2018
Well, it didn’t take long for other programs to be visited by the “good idea fairy”.
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) September 2, 2018
But it’s not just chains. Boise State started using a throne that looks like a piece of furniture you’d find at your grandparents house that you’re not allowed to sit on.
SIT ON THE THRONE, TONY LASHLEY!!!
— Boise State Football (@BroncoSportsFB) September 1, 2018
Louisville is tipping their hat to Ali by introducing “touchdown gloves” and “turnover belt”.
Worked with Lonnie Ali and Coach Petrino.. meet the “Touchdown Gloves” and The “Turnover Belt”.. the UL version of the Turnover Chain.. warms my heart to keep the Ali connection. Coach Petrino’s idea. pic.twitter.com/UBjiku2sRk
— John Ramsey (@JohnRamseyUofL) September 1, 2018
Turnover Flair is nothing new really. Tennessee has the trash can.
(That’s a travel)
Bama’s got the Belt
Va Tech’s Lunch Pail
Call me old school, helmet stickers are the way to go. Having all your turnovers, sacks, TDs…etc, stuck to your helmet all season shows you’re a big time play maker.
Now if you’ll excuse me, my bitches need me.