Notre Dame uniform revamped for Miami game
The Fightin¿ Irish new uniforms (Handout photo / August 17, 2012)
CORAL GABLES -- So much for the traditional Notre Dame uniforms.
The Fightin' Irish went all Maryland with the uniforms it'll wear Oct. 6 against Miami in Chicago's Soldier Field. Their partners at Adidas designed a 22nd-century take on the classic uniforms that you'll see above.
"The Shamrock Series is a great opportunity for our football program to play in an exciting venue located in an area with so many Notre Dame fans," said head coach Brian Kelly in a news release. "This year's game at Soldier Field will be part of an incredible weekend for the University in Chicago and will be a great experience for our team. The players absolutely love the uniforms designed by adidas for this game and they will help make it a memorable night."
The news release also included a description of the new gear.
Notre Dame's new adidas TECHFIT football uniform is a modern take on the classic blue jersey and features gold metallic numbers and IRISH in a Celtic font," the release reads. "The bright gold helmet is split with a blue section highlighting a large white Leprechaun graphic. Notre Dame's gold pants feature a blue stripe on the left leg and the updated Leprechaun graphic.
"The team's adidas TECHFIT base layer features gold numbers on the sleeves and the Leprechaun graphic on chest. The updated interpretation of the classic Notre Dame Leprechaun logo also appears on the team's adizero Smoke gloves.
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