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Gators, Nike unveil uniform that looks like alligator skin

The Gators will wear this alternate uniform, which took 18 months to develop with Nike,  for one game, Saturday against Texas A&M. [University of Florida]

The Gators will wear this alternate uniform, which took 18 months to develop with Nike, for one game, Saturday against Texas A&M. [University of Florida]

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.

Gators, Nike unveil uniform that looks like alligator skin 10/09/17 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1:16am]
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