Friday, August 17, 2018
Colleges

Gators, Nike unveil uniform that looks like alligator skin

GAINESVILLE — The Gators will actually look the part when they host Texas A&M on Saturday night.

The Gators and Nike unveiled an alternate uniform Monday night that literally looks like alligator skin. The camouflage-styled jerseys will be paired with "swamp-green" helmets, pants, socks, shoes and gloves. There will be very little orange and blue, marking the first time in school history that Florida strayed from its traditional colors.

Helmets will have a Gators head logo on one side only.

The school says the new uniform took 18 months to design and produce and will be worn just once.

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