Silver has been an on-and-off part of Holy Cross' ensemble for decades. From the late 1990s through 2007, the Crusaders wore silver pants at home and purple pants on the road in a variety of designs. This what the Cross wore for the first five years under coach Tom Gilmore (still at the helm of the Crusaders today). For 2005 only, no numbers were used on the helmets, and I haven't the foggiest idea why.
In 2009, the silver was retired and hasn't been seen since. But if the vintage "HC" logo can make a comeback ...
|A Holy Cross 2006 media guide, from the number-less season of 2005.|
|A pair of Holy Cross sleds. These pics were both lifted from eBay listings.|