All maize: Michigan to wear new adidas uniform Tuesday

All maize: Michigan to wear new adidas uniform Tuesday

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No. 10 Ohio State won’t be the only team sporting a new look for Tuesday night’s rivalry game at No. 3 Michigan. On Monday, the Wolverines announced they will debut an adidas maize monochromatic uniform, in addition to some flashy maize shoes.

The uniform design should look familiar. Nebraska and Wisconsin, also adidas teams, wore their versions of it for the teams’ meeting last month, and they’ll do so again Feb. 26 in Madison. Also, the NBA donned similar threads for its Christmas Day marathon.

The biggest complaint about this latest adidas design is that it can be difficult to read player numbers and last names on the back of the jersey. The surnames are the exact color as the jersey, so it’s tough to read unless it’s a close shot.

Here’s a video of Trey Burke talking about Michigan’s new shoes:

About Brent Yarina BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.
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