Clemson unveils new Nike uniforms inspired by 1981 championship team

Tuesday April 12th, 2016

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Clemson has made a few changes to its uniforms in hopes of drawing inspiration from the program’s national title run in 1981.

That team finished the season with a perfect 12–0 record after downing No. 4 Nebraska with a 22–15 victory. 

The new uniforms will feature larger numbers on the front of the jersey, bigger letters on the back’s nameplate and a purple Nike swoosh. Tiger paws patches are featured on the pants and shoulders.

Watch the video announcement for the new kit below:

The Tigers will also wear all-purple for Military Appreciation Day in honor of the Purple Heart.

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View all of the new uniforms here.

Clemson finished last season with a 14–1 record after losing to Alabama in the National Championship.

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