Before the horseshoe was introduced, the team’s helmet was solid blue with a plain design. The use of the blue color in the Colts logo symbolizes excellence, class, and strength, whereas the white color stands for its integrity and charm.
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2002 - Present
The Colts logo design is a dark blue horseshoe which has remained almost unaltered throughout the years, features a distinctive blue horseshoe.
A blue and white colt’s head between a wordmark “Colts” in white with black trim.
A blue and white colt’s head.
1984 - 2001
The move to Indiana also brought the same Colt logo from Baltimore. The classic blue horseshoe with seven white holes is the same as in Baltimore
1979 - 1983
The first horseshoe logo appeared in 1979. The logo is a blue horseshoe with seven small white holes.
1961 - 1978
Classic Colts logo, which goes all the way back to the AAFC days, was retired in 1978. A blue buck-in bronco holding a football with the classic “horseshoe” football helmet.
1953 - 1960
The new Colts logo in 1953 featured the wordmark “BALTIMORE COLTS” in grey with a blue border and a blue buck-in bronco holding a football with a football helmet, flying over a goal post.
The original Texan’s logo featured a yellow football player straight arming while running with the football. A wordmark “DALLAS TEXANS” in yellow on a square purple background.