Fashion is also never finished and Penn State is as classic as it comes: navy jersey, white pants, black shoes, white helmet with one blue stripe.
Anytime something seemingly minor changes about the Nittany Lions’ uniforms, it causes a stir.
According to Lou Prato’s “100 Things Penn State Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die,” it was downright controversial when Nike began sponsoring the school’s uniforms in 1994 and the company’s ubiquitous swoosh appeared on the jerseys.
For Saturday’s Big Ten home opener, Penn State will wear new “Generations of Greatness.”
The uniform features numbers on the helmets, which was part of PSU uniforms from 1959-61 and 1967-74.
In other throwback news, Southern Miss is celebrating its 1997 Liberty Bowl team with vintage uniforms.
For Saturday night’s game against Troy, the Tigers will also wear white helmets.
The Warhawks are paying tribute to their 1987 Division I-AA national championship team with their uniforms.
Socks are in to bring the uniform together! #TakeFlight #1987 pic.