Uniforms are serious business. Missteps get boos and triumphs are forever remembered. Nowadays, the scope of the uniform is broader than ever. Especially in college football.

With the season just over the horizon, we take a look at the best uniforms that will grace campus gridirons from coast to coast. Some are one off, special occasion gems, while others revamp iconic looks. We consider all — from technological innovation to subtle aesthetic choices — as we weed out the weak and celebrate the best of the NCAA.

The 25 Best College Football Uniforms For 2012