Why cannot it be a Tribute to U of M football? Those colors are Yellow(maize) and Blue.
Maybe since you play DDO to escape the real world, maybe you should try not to bring the real world into the game.
Ever stop to think, I know - right, that these colors might just be for something based in DDO and have zero reference to whatever you want to bring to them from outside DDO.
Where was your nerdrage when the Netherese Legacy came out? I mean there must be some hidden meaning to purple and black we missed.