Photos: Illinois unveils new Nike uniforms

Illinois unveiled its new uniforms, as part of the school’s long-awaited Nike rebrand, Wednesday night. The designs, which were leaked Tuesday night, should please Illini fans. For starters, the rebrand brought consistency across all of the school’s sports, to the point that every team will have the same shades of orange and blue, logos and fonts. See the uniforms in this post.

Here’s a look at the the new logos and font:

Good stuff, Illinois. There’s a lot to like here. I especially like the faint vertical stripes on the football uniforms, an obvious nod to the Red Grange era. The soccer uniforms, with the new shield on the front, are sharp, too.

About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior 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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akble on 4/16/2014 @ 8:35pm EST Said:

sorry orange and blue just do not work together

Harrell Kerkhoff on 4/17/2014 @ 1:12pm EST Said:

Orange and blue are great colors. Love the new uniforms, especially the home white basketball uniforms.

jules murray on 4/26/2014 @ 12:35pm EST Said:

Now if ILLINOIS can get a new football coach to go with the new uniforms, we might be something