While most teams wear alternate uniforms, that’s not something the University of Alabama partakes in. They’re more traditional in their uniform styling, so it’s a bit of a shock to see a newly released ‘blackout’ uniform for sale on Alabama’s team site.
Getting confirmation that Alabama will be wearing these uniforms hasn’t exactly been easy, but according to the website description, it sure sounds like it:
The Crimson Tide are built for hard-hitting, fast-paced gridiron action, and we know that’s exactly why you love them. Promote your Alabama gear to a level that’ll proudly flaunt your team’s skills and your own team dedication with this special Blackout Nike Limited jersey. Designed in the same styling as the gear your favorite players will wear on the field in the 2013 Blackout Game, it features strategic mesh ventilation, embroidered graphics and a tackle twill player number. Congratulations, you just upped your status to Ultimate Alabama Fan!
‘Designed in the same styling’ is up to interpretation I guess, and judging by the suggestion in the title that it’s ‘Game 4′, one could assume the ‘Blackout Game’ will take place against Ole Miss, who conveniently is scheduled to be in Tuscaloosa on September 28th, the fourth game of Bama’s season.
Thoughts, FanSided? Like them? Love them? Hate them?
Again – there’s been no confirmation these will be worn as of yet, though, the evidence is mounting.