Northwestern Debuts Gothic-Style Uniforms For Homecoming (Photos)

by abournenesn

Oct 7, 2014

The Northwestern University Wildcats will sport a unique look for the football team’s homecoming game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Oct. 18.

The school released photos of the black, gothic-style Under Armour uniforms on Monday, and one word that comes to mind when we look at them is “academic.” The unis feature a black-purple-and-gold color scheme, a nod to the school’s colors of “purple and ‘old gold,'” during the late 19th century, according to the Northwestern Athletics Facebook page.

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The arch on the back of the helmet mimics the Northwestern Arch found on the school’s campus.

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Photos via Facebook/Northwestern Athletics

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