Florida goes with 'swamp green' for new unis

Florida Released Their Terrible Looking Alternate Uniforms & Fans Roasted The Hell Out of Them (TWEETS)

Florida Released Their Terrible Looking Alternate Uniforms & Fans Roasted The Hell Out of Them (TWEETS)

The Florida Gators plan to debut their alternative alligator-inspired uniforms during Saturday's home football game. Player numbers are orange with royal blue trim. The Gator Head logo appears on one side of the helmet, which is another first for Florida.

-Socks also will be solid swamp green, while each player's cleats are swamp green and covered in the gator pattern, with chrome orange plates.

Per a school release, Florida will wear these alternate uniforms inspired by the 25-year anniversary that Ben Hill Griffin Stadium became "The Swamp". Might be time to re-visit the drawing board for them.

And, of course, what custom uniform is complete without special shoes?

The whole uniform will utilize Nike's "Vapor Untouchable" technology, which the athletic apparel company's design director of National Football League and NCAA apparel Nate Retzlaff describes as creating a "shrink-wrap fit, resulting in fewer grab points for the opposing team". In 2012, Florida welcomed the Aggies to the Southeastern Conference as UF traveled to College Station, Texas on September 8, 2012.

"The Swamp" was named by former coach Steve Spurrier.

The Gators will have a new, yet somewhat familiar look this weekend in the Swamp. A swamp is hot and sticky and can be risky.

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