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Classic Team Logo of The Day

23 Nov

Used from 2003 until 2014, this is an alternate logo of a storied National Football League team, the Cleveland Browns. The logo is part of the resurrected franchise that came into existence in 1999 as an expansion team after the city had lost the team to Baltimore following the 1995 season. The Browns currently are members of the AFC North division of the league, and although in their early years they were a powerhouse, they are one of a handful of clubs that has never reached the Super Bowl.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

16 Nov

Logo of a small college football team that plays in the Big South Conference, the Robert Morris University Colonials. They are a relatively new program in that they began play in 1994, but have won 6 conference titles in that span. They are coached by former NFL player Bernard Clark, and former Colonials who have played pro ball include Hank Fraley, Robb Butler and Tim Hall.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

09 Nov

Logo of a college football team that plays in the Southland Conference, the Lamar University Cardinals. They began play in 1923 and have racked up 5 conference titles. The school has made 3 bowl appearances and won 2 of them. Former Cardinals who have gone on to play pro ball include Wayne Moore, Dudley Meredith, Johnny Fuller, Bobby Jancik and Eugene Seale.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

02 Nov

Logo of a team that plays in the AFC South division of the National Football League, the Tennessee Titans. Born in 1960 as the Houston Oilers, original members of the American Football League, the franchise moved to Tennessee in 1997. They played in Memphis as the Tennessee Oilers until their new stadium in Nashville was completed. They began play there in 1999 and rebranded as the Titans, reaching the Super Bowl that year, where they lost to the St. Louis Rams.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

26 Oct

Logo of a college football team, used from 1979 until 2002, that plays in the Pioneer League, the University of San Diego Toreros. The school began it’s football program in 1956 and has compiled 12 conference championships over the years. Notable USD alumni who have enjoyed pro football careers include Josh Johnson, Jamal Agnew, Ray Schmautz and Ross Dwelley.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

19 Oct

 

Used from 1971 until 2002, this is a logo of a college football team that plays in the Ivy League, the Harvard University Crimson. One of the oldest programs in history, the school began play in 1873. They’re also one of the most successful teams in Ivy League history with a .677 winning percentage over the years to go with 12 national championships and 17 conference titles. Many Crimson alumni have enjoyed pro careers, and they include Matt Birk, John Dockery, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Pat McInally, Kyle Juszczyk, Tyler Ott, Dan Jiggets, Anthony Firkser and Cameron Brate.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

12 Oct

Used from 1945 until 2006, this is a logo of a college football team that plays in the Ivy League, the Dartmouth Big Green. Way back in 1881 was the first year the school fielded a team, and over the years they have accumulated 27 conference titles, a national championship and produced 15 consensus All Americans. Former Big Green players who have enjoyed careers in pro football include Nick Lowery, Jeff Kemp, Reggie Williams, Jay Fiedler, Casey Cramer, Dave Shula, Swede Youngstrom and one Pro Football Hall of Famer, Ed Healey.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

05 Oct

Retro logo of an FCS division college football team that plays in the Ohio Valley Conference, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. They began play in 1922 and have won a total of 10 conference titles. The school is winless in 3 bowl appearances, including a pair of losses in the Tangerine Bowl. Former Golden Eagles who have gone on to play pro football include Lonnie Warwick, Larry Schreiber, Jim Youngblood and Elois Grooms.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

02 Oct

Used from 1933 until 1938, this is an early logo of a major league baseball team, the Cleveland Indians. The club was mainly mediocre during these years, never finishing higher than third in the American League standings. Top Indians’ players during this era include Hal Trosky, Earl Averill, Mel Harder and Johnny Allen and featured the early years in the careers of Bob Feller, Lou Boudreau and Ken Keltner. Keltner, a top defensive third baseman, would become famous a couple years later, in 1941, when he made a pair of amazing plays at the hot corner to help end the 56 game hitting streak of Joe DiMaggio.

 

Classic Team Logo of The Day

28 Sep

Logo of a Division III college football team that plays in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, the Washington & Jefferson Presidents. The team, which began play in 1890, is coached by Mike Sirianni, brother of Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni. He was preceded as head coach by former Pittsburgh Steeler John Banaszak. The school has an amazing .649 winning percentage over the years, and a 5-1-1 bowl record. W & J alumni who have played pro football include Pete Henry, Dan Towler, Chet Widerguist, Ray Neal, Al Hadden, Hal Erickson, Bird Carroll and Forrest Douds.