Champaign, IL – There’s less than four days remaining until the launch of new uniforms for Illinois athletics. Since our last posted update, two new promotional teasers have been released.
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Near the end of the video, a glimpse of what appears to be the new uniforms can be seen. Only the font of the number is discernible, and it appears to be similar to the University of California uniforms discussed in our previous update on the rebrand.
Counting Down the Days
The official release of the uniforms is at 7 PM on Wednesday, April 16th. After watching the promotional videos and seeing glimpses of the new uniforms, any original fear about the rebrand has faded, replaced by anticipation. Leave a comment telling us what you want and expect from the rebrand, and stay tuned to Sportsmockery for coverage and reaction to th...