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Michigan to wear special unis for the Outback Bowl

Roy Roundtree AP

Michigan has one of the iconic uniform-helmet combinations in college football.

But that hasn’t stopped the Wolverines from revealing special uniforms for this year’s Outback Bowl against South Carolina. The changes aren’t too over-the-top. If anything, they resemble the unis U-M wore for the season opener against Alabama, but with heavier blue accents instead of maize.

Anyway, here they are from Michigan’s website:

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And here’s a close-up of the matte helmet, courtesy of ESPN’s Darren Rovell:

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They don’t seem that offensive, and if the players like them, that’s all that really matters.

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20 Responses to “Michigan to wear special unis for the Outback Bowl”
  1. mydixienormus says: Dec 18, 2012 5:02 PM

    ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

  2. 808raiderinparadise says: Dec 18, 2012 5:02 PM

    wow. I was expecting to see black and white horizontal stripes.

  3. monsterright says: Dec 18, 2012 5:15 PM

    I’ve never seen them get drummed in these Uni’s before. Now I’m looking forward to this game.

  4. theralph2012 says: Dec 18, 2012 5:19 PM

    As long as they keep the greatest helmet design in the history of football, I’m ok with it.

  5. scalpemseminoles says: Dec 18, 2012 5:49 PM

    I dont even see what’s all that different about it?

  6. dalucks says: Dec 18, 2012 6:23 PM

    Adidas would give them “special uniforms” if they were playing in the “No one Cares Bowl.”
    This is just another excuse for the university to make money without paying the players.
    People need to rebel and stop falling for the same lie in new packaging.
    Get smart people.

  7. rosseminole says: Dec 18, 2012 6:49 PM

    FSU has already won the inaugural “best helmet in college football” award voted on by readers of espn.com so the “debate” is over. Just like the 51-31 stomp down we put on the maize n blue in Ann Harbor. That was a while ago but we’d love to play u snow shovelers from up north anytime. Maybe you’ll come south this time????

  8. dumbpollack says: Dec 18, 2012 6:56 PM

    Take a good look Mich fan. You’ll never see these again after they get run by SC. How many bloomin’ onions can Brady Choke eat in one sitting? He is such joke!!!!!

  9. elwaysmilehighdenver says: Dec 18, 2012 7:17 PM

    Really. Another Michigan story and as expected some troll makes fun of Brady Hokes appearance. Didn’t see that coming! How about looking at yourself in a mirror! Next time try coming up with an original response. Go Blue! Beat the Cocks on New Year’s Day!

  10. buccobrigade says: Dec 18, 2012 7:32 PM

    Will it make them suck less?

  11. dumbpollack says: Dec 18, 2012 7:35 PM

    I look great in the mirror, at least that’s what your wife says! Go Bucks!!

  12. broncosfan29 says: Dec 18, 2012 7:56 PM

    dumbpollack

    you must be a 10 year old kid.

  13. thegamecocker says: Dec 18, 2012 9:14 PM

    @michigan fans

    I like the new unis and helmet. Not sure if the team actually gets ramped up to play b/c of the new apparel. But hey, it’s ok. Much nicer than ND helmets.

  14. goodellsadouche says: Dec 18, 2012 10:21 PM

    Nothing to see here, keep movin

  15. bengalsstillsuck says: Dec 18, 2012 10:36 PM

    Anything about Michigan disgust me GO BUCKEYES

  16. cubano76 says: Dec 19, 2012 9:43 AM

    KOVACS doesn’t look to healthy. Just sayin…..

  17. 8to80texansblog says: Dec 19, 2012 10:19 AM

    thegamecocker says:
    Dec 18, 2012 9:14 PM
    @michigan fans

    I like the new unis and helmet. Not sure if the team actually gets ramped up to play b/c of the new apparel. But hey, it’s ok. Much nicer than ND helmets.

    ==============================

    You’d be surprised… If you don’t think that Oregons never wearing the same uni twice isn’t a recruiting advantage you’re naive.

    Kids love that stuff. Reporters said that when the Aggies walked into the locker room before the Miss St. game ans saw the black unis and custom painted helmetsm they were as amped as they’d ever seen them. Us older people tend to hate it and love the traditional uniforms we grew up watching. I personally like seeing the uniforms “refreshed” I particularly love the matte finish an the helmets. I have come around with the uniforms too.

  18. CBFAN says: Dec 19, 2012 1:32 PM

    I keep getting confused with this bowl game. Not sure when they say, “Go Cocks” if they are talking about Michigan or SC.

    Go BUCKS!

  19. blueglaze says: Dec 19, 2012 1:34 PM

    Kids love that stuff… SEC recruits young MEN… Y’all can have them kids…

  20. polegojim says: Dec 19, 2012 3:37 PM

    @CBFan…the fact that you have that weighing heavily on your mind… and actually POSTED it is… SCARY… even for a bucknut…

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