New Uniforms for Illinois Football

The Fighting Illini have introduced a new clean look for their football team. The new look is centered around the past great uniforms the team has worn through the years.


Inspiration was drawn from the Dick Butkus era jerseys of the 1960s.

The traditional block I logo remains prominent on the sides of the helmet and at the base of the collar. A unique two-column pattern is set in both the jerseys and the numbers as a nod to the historic columns at Memorial Stadium, which represent Illinois soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. 

The updated orange helmets use a shade of orange that accurately matches the orange on the uniforms and will no longer have a metallic matte finish.

The team will keep the Gray Ghost uniforms and been updated them to the new uniform style as well. We have seen Inllinois wear the uniform set each Homecoming game since 2014 as a nod to Illinois hall of famer Red Grange, better known as the "Galloping Ghost". 


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