NU to Wear Alternative Uniforms

By: Courtesy: Associated Press
By: Courtesy: Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska plans to wear an alternate uniform
for one home football game this season, though athletic director
Tom Osborne says the design won't diverge much from the
Cornhuskers' traditional look.

Osborne said Monday the design has not been finalized. He
couldn't offer any details other than that the uniforms would be
"futuristic" but "not outlandish."

Osborne said adidas, the Huskers' apparel and footwear provider
since 1995, proposed changing the color of the helmets. Osborne
said the white helmet with the iconic red "N" would not be

A number of colleges have unveiled alternate uniforms in recent
seasons, notably Nike-sponsored Oregon. Osborne said the changes are popular with the players and give the uniform maker a chance to sell more apparel to fans.

Courtesy: Associated Press

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