AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Cyclones football team will wear throwback uniforms from the 1920s when it hosts Iowa on Sept. 14, 2013, in Ames.
The uniforms feature vertical stripes on the front of the jerseys, similar to those worn by Jack Trice, the first African-American player in Cyclone history.
Trice, of course, played in two games at Iowa State and died from injuries suffered in a game at Minnesota during the 1923 season. Iowa State’s football stadium is named in his honor and that facility will host the game between the Cyclones and Hawkeyes.
The throwback uniforms will have white numerals on the front and gold numerals on the back. The helmets will be cardinal colored and include the player’s uniform number in gold. The Cyclones will wear gold-colored pants and cardinal-and-gold striped socks.
“The legend of Jack Trice is a critical piece of Iowa State football history,” Rhoads said. “His profound impact on our program resonates with our players today. This is...