Remember when LSU used letters along with numbers to identify players on its football jerseys?

Today’s entry on the The Uni-Watch, a blog that describes itself as obsessively focused of athletics aesthetics, explores LSU uniform history, specifically a period when the football team used a system combining letters and numbers to identify football players by position.

Imagine offensive linemen marked with E, G and T for end, guard or tackle, quarterbacks marked with a Q and running backs marked with either a L or and R, depending on which side they would lined up.

See the full blog entry and the numerous comments it is getting here.

But be warned, the opening paragraphs mention a certain Crimson Tide legend — though from his days at Kentucky.