Gift Greatness: Fan Gear Gift Guide

Gift Greatness: Fan Gear Gift Guide

No matter what college, NFL, NBA, or MLB team you root for, Eastbay is the right place for you to create your fan gear holiday shopping list. Whether you are looking for jerseys, t-Shirts, hats, socks, hoodies, or even shoes to support your team, we have what you need. If you are looking for the newest and boldest styles in your colors this season, take a look at the list of our top holiday picks and let your loved ones know exactly what you want to make game day even better!

  1. Nike NFL Team T-Shirt

Nike NFL Team T-Shirt

If you are looking for a simple, but comfortable and stylish way to support your favorite NFL team all season long — then a Nike NFL Team t-Shirt should be at the top of your holiday list. With a number of different styles from Dri-FIT team logo shirts, to Salute To Service logo tees, and even practice shirts, you’ll be sure to find the perfect fit for your game day needs.

  1. Nike NFL Game Day Jersey

NFL Jersey

Nothing takes you closer to the action than an NFL Game Day jersey! Rep your favorite player in your favorite colors all season long, as we carry multiple player jerseys for every team. If you want that on-field feeling when watching the big game, this jersey will help you rep your team right and is a must-have gift this holiday season.

  1. New Era MLB Caps

MLB New Era Hat

Looking for a little variety in your hat selection for the New Year? Look no further than our variety of New Era MLB caps when adding headwear to your wish list this season.  Whether you like fitted or adjustable, flat brim or curved, New Era has you covered this December.

  1. MLB Hoodies

MLB Hoodie

Before you go out in the cold of the winter, take it from us and make sure to layer. There is no better piece for layering than a hoodie, especially with your favorite MLB team on the front. Hood up or down, whatever you do during the cold months, make sure to take your team with you as you stay layered and warm in your MLB hoodie.

  1. NBA Jerseys

NBA Jersey

Want to feel like the sixth man for your favorite team this winter? Get that on-court feel in an NBA Team Jersey and rep your favorite players all winter long. With the mesh hole fabric style and authentic heat-applied team graphics, this jersey is a must-have this holiday season.

  1. Stance NBA Socks

Stance NBA Socks

The holiday season is near, and so is the heart of basketball season. With our selection of Stance NBA Socks you will be all set for your on-court season, or to cheer on your favorite team with their colors on your feet. If you want to cross over your opponent on the floor or cheer on your team in the stands, add Stance to your list this holiday season.

  1. College Knit Hats

College Hats

There’s just nothing quite like that feeling of putting on a warm beanie — you can pair that with the warm feeling of pride in supporting your team. If you want to rep your favorite college team at the big game in the cold, or simply around town — a college knit is essential for your wish list. No matter your school or your style, Eastbay has what you need this winter.

  1. Nike Train Speed 4 College Collection

College NFL  Shoes

This December add the final piece to your team centered outfit with the Nike Train Speed 4 College Collection shoe. This shoe is a perfect agility trainer to help with your running and cutting thanks to its synthetic upper and flywire technology to keep you locked down. But it also is perfect for the upcoming tailgate. No matter where you are or who you are cheering for, rep your team in style this holiday season with the Nike Train Speed 4.

As the Holidays draw near and you finish up your last minute wish list, make sure you get all of the gear you need to cheer on your team. With the biggest selection of teams and colors, we have what you need at

Still not sure what to add to your list? No problem. You can always give and receive the gift of greatness by purchasing a Gift Card from


adidas Unveils Orange Bowl Uniforms for Northern Illinois

adidas Unveils Orange Bowl Uniforms for Northern Illinois

words // Brandon Richard

In their first ever BCS Bowl Game, the Northern Illinois Huskies will be outfitted in special adidas Football TECHFIT uniforms — also a first for the school.

TECHFIT features innovations that reduce the weight of the jersey by 30 precent, including a streamlined fit, new fabric, seam reduction and a lightweight numbering system. Players are kept cool with integrated ventilation zones and moisture management fabric. Reduced seams and a restriction-free, high-stretch collar design increases range of motion to support agility and speed.

On the front of NIU’s jersey is a new custom front highlighted by red “NIU” lettering and silver numbers on the chest and shoulders. The Huskies will also wear red TECHIFT pants, Red/White Team Speed Vertical Crew Socks and debut the Spring ’13 adizero 5-Star 2.0 Low and crazyquick Mid cleats in black.

Northern Illinois takes on the Florida State Seminoles in the Discover Orange Bowl next Tuesday, January 1 at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN.

adidas Unveils Orange Bowl TECHFIT Uniforms for Northern Illinois (1)

adidas adizero 5-Star 2.0 Low & CrazyQuick Mid for Northern Illinois Huskies Rose Bowl (1)

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt

words // Brandon Richard

We’re still a couple months away from the 2012 College Football season, but you can get ahead of the game by picking up one of these Team Issued T-Shirts by Nike. Exactly like the shirts issued to players on your favorite team, these tees are made with 100% cotton and feature a screenprinted football graphic with the school’s team name and logo on the front to proudly represent the program. A screenprinted Swoosh lets you know you are wearing official team gear.

Show your school spirit by grabbing one of these new Nike t-shirts at Eastbay today.

Available: Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - Colorado Buffaloes

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - LSU Tigers

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - Miami Hurricanes

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - North Carolina Tar Heels

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - Oklahoma Sooners

Nike College Team Issue T-Shirt - Oregon Ducks

NCAA Watch: LSU Takes Control Of No. 1 Spot In AP Top 25

NCAA Watch: LSU Takes Control Of No. 1 Spot In AP Top 25

words // Luis Sanchez

After earning big victories in grand fashion for the first three weeks of the season, the LSU Tigers are finally at the top of the Associated Press’ Top 25 Poll. Helping push them over the top to overtake Oklahoma and the No. 1 spot, the Tigers were able to demolish the West Virginia Mountaineers 47-21. LSU received 42 first place votes out of the possible 60, holding the top spot in front of Oklahoma, Alabama, Boise State and Oklahoma State.

The LSU Tigers were led by another solid performance from Jarrett Lee, who threw three touchdown passes to go along with another two touchdowns by running back Michael Ford. The tigers also puts some points up off two of the four turnovers they created, helping them earn the big double-digit victory over the Mountaineers of West Virginia.

Continue below for a look at all the action this past weekend in the world of college football as part of Eastbay’s latest NCAA Watch.

Oregon’s LaMichael James avoids the defense in the Nike Alpha Speed D.

LSU’s Tyrann Mathieu handles an interception in the latest Nike Football gloves.

Spencer Ware charges forward in his Nike football cleats.

Lavar Edwards celebrates in the Nike Air Zoom Super Bad 3 after recovering a fumble for one of the four forced-turnovers by the Tigers.

Stedman Bailey of WVU catches a pass in the Nike Zoom Vapor Carbon Fly TD.

Boise State players celebrate an interception which led to a victory and a top-5 ranking.

Mizzou’s Henry Josey also hit the field in the Nike Zoom Vapor Carbon Fly TD.

Oregon’s Josh Huff and Darron Thomas celebrate a third quarter touchdown in Saturday’s victory over the Arizona Wildcats.

USC Trojans‘ Marc Tyler scores a touchdown in a loss to Arizona State.

Joe Southwick steps back in a Boise State-inspired colorway of the Nike Zoom Alpha  Talon.

NCAA Watch: Andrew Luck Continues Push for Heisman Trophy

NCAA Watch: Andrew Luck Continues Push for Heisman Trophy

Andrew luck threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns in Stanford’s latest victory.

words // Luis Sanchez

Coming into this season of college football, Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck was one of the early favorites to take home the coveted Heisman Trophy. Three games in, and he’s continuing to prove why he’ll be one of the top talents to come out of college football in next year’s NFL Draft.

Taking on a talented Arizona Wildcat team, Andrew Luck went 20-31 with 325 passing yards and two touchdown passes. Not bad for this year’s Heisman Trophy front-runner. Thanks to Luck’s impressive performance, the Stanford Cardinal were able to pull off the victory, 37-10 over the Arizona Wildcats.

Other top 5 powerhouses in action this past weekend included the Oklahoma Sooners taking on the Florida State Seminoles, making for the marquee match-up of the week. The two top-five teams went at it for 4 quarters, with the still-number one ranked Sooners ending up on top, 23-13.

Continue below for a look at all of this past weekend’s action, as part of Eastbay’s latest NCAA Watch.

Stanford hits the field just before taking on the Arizona Wildcats.

Stanford running back Keola Antolin handles the rock with the latest Nike football gloves.

Arizona running back Jeremy Stewart gains considerable yardage in his Nike football cleats.

Andrew Luck hit the field in his usual Nike football cleats.

Levine Toliolo was on the receiving end of one Luck’s two touchdown passes in the game.

Andrew Luck celebrates one of his two touchdown passes.

Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater hit the field in the adidas adiZero 5-Star.

Stanford’s Stepfan Taylor looks for a hole in the Nike Super Speed TD.

Louisville running back Victor Anderson also hit the field in the adidas adiZero 5-Star.

Florida State’s Rasha Greene zips past the defense in the Nike Zoom Vapor Carbon Fly TD.