Football trend: Syracuse reminds us that 'Winter is coming' – ESPN

Is Jon Snow the prince who was promised?

It is the query puzzling "Sport of Thrones" followers as they await the subsequent ebook in George R. R. Martin's sequence and the eighth and last season of the TV present.

A kind of followers certainly involved over the destiny of Westeros is Syracuse coach Dino Babers.

He is an avid fan, as are a few of the Orange gamers, based on Austin Beehner, Syracuse's director of soccer video.

With that, Syracuse took icy whites (or icy whitewalkers) to a brand new degree, going with the "Winter is coming" uniforms. Beehner additionally produced the reveal video.

Syracuse center linebacker Zaire Franklin, one other GoT fan, did the modeling and voiceover.

The Orange will put on the all-white combo once they journey south down the King's Street to face No. eight Miami (three:30 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN App).

However only a warning, because the Starks, and certainly Babers know, issues do not at all times go nicely when Northerners head south.

Here is to you, Tom Ables

Tom Ables was, undoubtedly, San Diego State's greatest fan. He attended 788 Aztecs video games in his 91 years. He died this week.

The World Conflict II veteran did not see his first SDSU sport on TV till 2015, when he was ailing and could not fly to the Hawaii Bowl.

The Aztecs will honor Ables with a particular decal.

Child-authorized chrome

Utah will put on new purple helmets this week that includes chrome accents on the decals and center stripe.

One of many Utes' gear managers took some gear residence, the place it was extra completely inspected by his child.

Beneath-the-radar look of the week

Talking of all-white uniforms, Northwestern Oklahoma State will put on these this weekend. With their matte purple helmets, the Rangers will journey to face Arkansas Tech this weekend.

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Football trend: Syracuse reminds us that 'Winter is coming' - ESPN