Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 4/2/12

29 Aug 1998: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs head coach Gary Crowton (C) looks on during the Eddie Robinson Classic against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Tom Osborne Field in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Cornhuskers defeated the Bulldogs 56-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian B
Penn State's crossover rival in Big Ten play, Nebraska, is a program that prides itself on history and tradition in many similar ways to the Nittany Lions. This is why you might be slightly surprised to learn that the Huskers will wear an alternate uniform for one game in 2012. From AP sports writer Eric Olson, via The Republic in Indiana. Nebraska plans to wear an alternate uniform for one home football game this season, though athletic director Tom Osborne says the design won’t diverge much from the Cornhuskers’ traditional look. Osborne said Monday the design has not been finalized. He couldn’t offer any details other than that the uniforms would be “futuristic” but “not outlandish.” Osborne said adidas, the Huskers’ apparel and footwear provider since 1995, proposed changing the color of the helmets. Osborne said the white helmet with the iconic red “N” would not be touched. So naturally the first question will be what will the uniform look like. Many Nebraska fans have s...
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