Iowa unveils throwback uniforms for Iowa State game

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It was known that Iowa would wear throwback uniforms for its annual rivalry game vs. Iowa State this season, but now we know what the duds will look like. Iowa SID Matt Weitzel confirmed Tuesday that the Hawkeyes will wear uniforms to commemorate the 1921-22 back-to-back Big Ten championship teams that went a combined 14-0. See the uniform in this post.

Want to see what the uniform looks like on a mannequin? There was this picture tweeted out, too:

The throwbacks look nice, especially in the official Iowa Athletics photo, which makes the gold look a lot brighter and better. As for the uniform in the Twitter picture, Wietzel said: “That looks like it, but not sure if it’s the lighting or not, but the gold looks a little different.”

So, let’s just assume it is the lighting in the Twitter picture, because it’s clear from the Iowa Athletics photo that the gold is gold, not that awful St. Louis Rams new-century gold. And that’s a definite plus.

Iowa hosts Iowa State at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, September 8. You can watch the game live on BTN/BTN2Go. web editor Brent Yarina writes the Clothes Call features. Send him your Big Ten fashion tips here, find all of his work here and follow him on Twitter at @BTNBrentYarina.


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Tom Joad on 6/26/2012 @ 3:27pm EDT Said:

The Nike swoosh ruins it.

Lemon Wedge Curtis on 6/27/2012 @ 2:33am EDT Said:

It’s all Brad Pitt movie, A Swoosh Runs Through It, old timey. It’s a peach, but without the Pitt.

Paul Roesler on 6/29/2012 @ 1:22pm EDT Said:

The picture on the mannequin is from Scheels in Coralville. I am responsible for dressing that mannequin. The jersey and pants are exactly what the team will wear. The uniforms came directly from the company producing them for Nike. They jersey is definitely dulled down in color because they’re sublimated. The pants are more a true gold.

Spencer Bean on 8/28/2012 @ 7:15pm EDT Said:

The actual Iowa Throwback Jerseys that the players will be wearing for the game are being sold afterwords on by the University of Iowa Social Entrepreneurship class. The profits from the sale of the jerseys will be going to charity!