Posted May 02, 2013

Illinois is an I-rich environment

I'd Advise You Not To Consult Geese On Matters Of Spelling, Illinois Fighting Illini
SomethIng's MIssIng. (FightingIllini.com)

SomethIng’s MIssIng. (FightingIllini.com)

By Holly Anderson

This marks the second time this offseason we are writing about Illinois football T-shirts, which is twice more than we ever thought we’d be writing about Illinois football T-shirts. Spring is full of unexpected surprises.

To the matter at hand: Illinois recently held a T-shirt slogan contest. The winning incantation has been placed on several T-shirt designs, which will themselves be voted on to produce one perfectly crowdsourced shirt. The work on display here is largely light-years ahead of the graphic flops we’ve seen from certain other higher-profile design contests of late.

However: As products of an SEC education we cannot be sure, but we are almost positive the letter “I” appears three times in Illinois. As a public service, we have created this helpful reverse shirt image, to be placed on the opposite side of the winning T-shirt design in order to help ward off any further confusion:

illinoisshirtfix

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