Ohio State to wear all-white 'Rivalry' uniform at Michigan

Ohio State and Nike like to break out new uniforms when the Buckeyes play rival Michigan. This year is no different. According to @11W, an Ohio State blog, the Buckeyes are expected to wear an all-white Nike “Rivalry” uniform in the latest installment of “The Game” on Nov. 30 in Ann Arbor. Ohio State has worn a home “Rivalry” uniform twice this season, vs. Wisconsin and Penn State.

Ohio State officials have yet to confirm the uniform, however the Buckeyes wore alternates vs. Michigan in 2009, 2010 and 2012. There’s also this retweet from assistant running back coach Matt Merritt and this tweet from receiver Philly Brown.

What do you think of this look? Surprisingly, it’s nothing too flashy, and it includes the same helmet, with the wide stripe down the middle, as the home “Rivalry” collection.

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hadley smith on 11/18/2013 @ 3:06pm EST Said:

It’s a lot better than those throwback uni’s there wore in 2009..they were pretty ugly..wonder if michigan will follow up with a throwback as well?

Bruce Cameron on 11/18/2013 @ 6:25pm EST Said:

I think they’ve hit a home run with it.

Faygo on 11/18/2013 @ 7:08pm EST Said:

With that codpiece, looks like something George W. Bush wore on that aircraft carrier with the “Mission Accomplished” banner. Hope it turns out better for the Buckeyes than it did for him.

frank blevins on 11/18/2013 @ 7:32pm EST Said:

If they play as good as they look BLOWOUT go bucks.

gavin blevins on 11/18/2013 @ 7:46pm EST Said:

ohio state will destroy that little baby want to be football team up north.love the uniforms GO BIG BAD BUCKS can you say shut out little michigan i thought you could lol michigan state sucks

Faygo on 11/18/2013 @ 8:22pm EST Said:

@gavin blevins: At least Spartan grads can spell and use grammar properly. See you in December.

Chuck Baxter on 11/18/2013 @ 9:02pm EST Said:

Horrible! Stay with the standard away uniform.

Josh on 11/19/2013 @ 4:14am EST Said:

@frank
Don’t worry, the game will be closer than you think.

delmar1950 on 11/19/2013 @ 8:57am EST Said:

It doesn’t matter what they wear in The Game as long as they win and win big GO BUCKS.

BVistahC on 11/19/2013 @ 11:23pm EST Said:

Since it’s Nike and you know how Nike operates (w/in college athletics), I could see Ohio State (Nike) designating the Maryland (Under Armour) game a special uniform game on an annual basis starting next season.

GoBlue (@SeanRatGoBlue) on 11/20/2013 @ 12:31pm EST Said:

Disgusting. Gross. Epic Fail. ……. and that’s just Urban Meyer. Probation is coming soon, I hear the NCAA calling.

    delmar1950 on 11/21/2013 @ 10:53am EST Said:

    It’s truly amazing how the Mich.fans (GoBlue) can’t take their medicine and just live up to the fact that their football team is not very good and under Coach Hoke are an embarrassment to GoBlue and the rest on Mich. nation. But know what does this guy do he wants to throw rock at Coach Meyer and The Ohio State with this probation talk and he can’t hear because Ohio State has nothing to worry about when it comes to the NCAA. If I were you GoBlue I’d be trying to figure how you all can beat Iowa this Saturday.GO BUCKS

Hawkfan on 11/21/2013 @ 4:10pm EST Said:

Looks like they are wearing diapers. How embarrassing!