Nebraska will literally be red from head to toe to honor its history.
The Huskers unveiled special uniforms on Friday for their Sept. 27 home date against Illinois, playing up their famous color in just about every way imaginable to pay tribute to 125 years of football at the school.
And yes, we mean every way imaginable. Head coach Bo Pelini -- he of cat-carrying fame -- surprised his amused players by modeling the new look. Watch video of it here:
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The complementary color in the one-off look will be black, which shows up on the special helmet, in the lettering on the jersey, as a background for gloves that work together to make the trademark "N" and socks that lead the way down to red cleats.
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