UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — When the Fighting Illini take to the gridiron in the fall, they’ll be sporting new duds.
Lovie Smith’s squad will wear new Nike Vapor Untouchable gear. There are three new jerseys and pants colored navy, orange and white.
The jerseys were inspired by the Dick Butkus-era jerseys of the 1960’s with the traditional I logo on the sides of the helmet and base of the collar.
The new threads will debut September 1 against Kent State.