West Virginia's checkerboard looks so pretty this time of year

The Mountaineers have no defense and can gather large amounts of people based on the color of a T-shirt, thus officially qualifying them for Big 12 membership.

Is color-coordination a Big 12 thing? Was this some kind of "we belong, honest!" initiative from West Virginia on the day of their first conference game as a B12 member? Whatever the motive, we approve of the blue/gold checkerboard* initiative in Morgantown:

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What's unacceptable is the fact that clearly no one in the league office took the chance to haze WVU as newcomers by requesting zebra stripes ("Seriously y'all, it's a thing. We've been making Iowa State do it for years"). In a stadium that encourages allows alcohol consumption, that would surely be a feat.

(*WARNING: Do not relax your eyes during scoring drives, as mixtures of Art Briles/Dana Holgorsen can cause seizures)

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