Notre Dame Uniforms: Adidas' Shamrock Series Couldn't Be More Obnoxious
Adidas' new Shamrock Series Notre Dame uniforms are hideous, and that's just part of the reason I can't stand them.
Adidas unveiled the new unis on Friday, August 16 in a video they released on YouTube.
According to the official release by Adidas and Notre Dame, via the Sun-Sentinel, the team plans on wearing the disgusting new threads in their upcoming October 6 contest against the Miami Hurricanes at Soldier Field to celebrate the team's 125th anniversary.
What bugs me more than the simple fact that the uniform is undeniably ugly is that it looks, at first glance, like the uniform worn by the Michigan Wolverines.
That's bad enough, but when you read what Adidas has written about the uniforms in their release, they write: "Notre Dame's new adidas TECHFIT football uniform is a modern take on the classic blue jersey and features gold metallic numbers and IRISH in a Celtic font."
Pardon me if I don't buy this modern take. To me, it's a design that doesn't come close to embodying the spirit of Notre Dame football.
New uniform: Love it or hate it?
Notre Dame is one of the most historically important teams in all of college football. While I don't have any problems with the school looking to modernize their look, I have a big problem with completely annihilating the old look.
The helmet is obnoxious, and the gold numerals against the dark blue background on the jersey is what makes the uniform look like a Michigan uniform.
There were so many different ways they could have gone to make it palatable, but for reasons unknown to lesser mortals like myself, Adidas chose to spew this garbage for public consumption.
I'm betting Lou Holtz isn't a fan.
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