ESPN's Best-Dressed Analyst

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  1. Rob_Sutherland

    Rob_Sutherland Senior member

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    One thing I don’t get. He’s 6’2” and 225lbs and wears a 44R. I’m 5’11” and 195lbs and wear…a 44R.

    I know if I grew 3 inches and gained 30 lbs, I wouldn’t be in the same suits I am now!
     


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    Palmer & Tiki Barber!
     


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    One thing I don’t get. He’s 6’2” and 225lbs and wears a 44R. I’m 5’11” and 195lbs and wear…a 44R. I know if I grew 3 inches and gained 30 lbs, I wouldn’t be in the same suits I am now!
    Not nearly as curious as CC Sabathia listing himself as 6'-7" and only 290 lbs. Man, the sports media had a field day with that. Athletes or the franchises routinely tweak heights and weights which behavior may rub off on the players.
     


  4. VikingsFan82

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    One thing I don’t get. He’s 6’2” and 225lbs and wears a 44R. I’m 5’11” and 195lbs and wear…a 44R. I know if I grew 3 inches and gained 30 lbs, I wouldn’t be in the same suits I am now!
    Muscle weight more than fat... Also, he might just have a bigger ribcage than you (widest chest)
     


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    I'm a 6'1" very athletic 200lbs and fit into most 42's just fine (not RLBL, Hickey etc). A lot of my weight comes from my quads and glutes. Different physiques will yield different suit sizes regardless of weight.

    However there is no way that CC is under 300lbs...
     


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    Muscle weight more than fat...

    Also, he might just have a bigger ribcage than you (widest chest)


    Granted muscle weighs more than fat, but when I had more muscle (nationally ranked rower and sailor) I was a solid 46R and still smaller than him...

    I guess it is all differing physiques but still, it does seem a little odd. I don't consider myself very big (I have a 42 in chest, 20 in shoulders and a 35 inch waist) and fit most "British" cut (i.e. waisted but not cut exceptionally slim) 44R's almost perfectly (other than the pants which are too big).

    He must relatively have super long legs and a short torso along with a fairly small ribcage for his size...
     


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    I thought TV has stylist dress the analysts? Don't they have like a couple of outfits on racks in the dressing room for every tv personalities?
     


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    One thing I don't get. He's 6'2" and 225lbs and wears a 44R. I'm 5'11" and 195lbs and wear...a 44R.

    I know if I grew 3 inches and gained 30 lbs, I wouldn't be in the same suits I am now!


    Also note he's a quarterback, who are typically more svetle than the average football player.
     


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    Merril Hoge has the most interesting dress style to me.

    I'm pretty sure it's bespoke.

    Normally, he has extremely tall shirt collars.

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    This shot is pretty good, and the true height of his collar would be hidden by his coat. His jackets typically feature an extremely narrow lapel as well.
     


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    Merril Hoge has the most interesting dress style to me.

    I'm pretty sure it's bespoke.

    Normally, he has extremely tall shirt collars.

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    This shot is pretty good, and the true height of his collar would be hidden by his coat. His jackets typically feature an extremely narrow lapel as well.


    "Interesting" is an interesting way to put it.
     


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    Merril Hoge has the most interesting dress style to me.

    I'm pretty sure it's bespoke.

    Normally, he has extremely tall shirt collars.

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    This shot is pretty good, and the true height of his collar would be hidden by his coat. His jackets typically feature an extremely narrow lapel as well.


    His button stance on almost all of his jackets are like 6 inches below his tie knot.
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    ^^ This seems common with studio analysts. It's like they've been told they must have a button in the shot, so you see hardly any low-stance 2-buttons, and a bunch of really high button stance, always buttoned at the top, 3- and 4- buttons. Visually, it's like cutting their torso in half.
     


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    ^^^ These pics also fail to show the six buttons down the front of MH's coat. Sorry, but he goes in the example of what not to wear category for analysts. Tiki and Jesse seem to be getting it right. I hate the French blue shirts Herbstreit wears and his kooky collars.
     


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    I think a lot of the players sport really high button stances because someone told them that since they're usually all taller than the average person then their button stance should be higher, but they just took it to the extreme. This is especially visible on basketball players.
     


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