The Florida Gators are known for their brightly colored uniforms, but they surprised fans with a new look on Tuesday.
The Gators unveiled a set of all-black uniforms for the Nov. 4 "Saluting Those Who Serve" game against the Arkansas Razorbacks. According to a press release, the uniforms will be worn in honor of members of the armed forces, veterans and local first responders.
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This will be the first time in program history that the Gators will wear alternate black uniforms. Per the release, "each player's nameplate on the back of their jersey will display one of five words that are synonymous with the principles embodied by those who serve.