5 Memorable Alternate Uniform Combos
After hinting at a uniform drop early Thursday morning, Louisville rolled out its “Iron Wings” uniform a few hours later — the last single yarns players in the program have adapted into.
The gray jerseys, accented with silver stripes on the sleeves, around the shoulders and around the collarbone, are set to go on sale Monday. The release was met with mixed reviews from many fans on social media.
The Cardinals have had numerous uniform combinations in the past that deviated from their normal appearance, many of which have been well received by fans. As for the players, U of L linebacker Monty Montgomery said his favorite overall look is a Cardinals staple: the all-white “Candy Cane” uniform with red cleats and helmets that the team wore against Florida State in 2019, Boston College in 2020 and NC State last season.
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Here are Louisville’s five most popular uniform combinations over the past 10 years:
Cardinals are no strangers to gray uniforms. The matte gray “Showtime” plains included darker gray runs at the top of the jersey with black numbers outlined in red. A red cardinal’s head outline on the left side of the gray bottom and a black camouflage helmet topped off the look.
Despite looking top-notch, Louisville lost to Florida State 41-32 at home, but finished the season with a 9-4 record.
Louisville’s military appreciation uniforms were featured on national television when the Cardinals played Wake Forest on ESPN2 in a night game in 2016. The clean, all-black jersey top was adorned with white stars on the right shoulder and black and white stripes on the other. The numbers were solid white, with a thin black outline just below a patch of the American flag.
The Cardinals even had matching black and white cleats with stars on the side of the shoe. They ended the night with a 44-12 win over the Demon Deacons and ended the season 9-4.
The all-black jerseys Louisville broke against Clemson in 2015 include chrome numbers and wing graphics on the shoulders, black pants with the program’s English “L” logo on the hip in chrome and red, and black helmets with a red outline. of the traditional cardinal bird logo.
In another night game, the uniforms were a hit, though the mojo couldn’t help the team – Louisville fell to the Tigers in a close game, 20-17.
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The 2015 U of L season featured not one but two alternate uniforms, with the team starting with their “uncaged” look in the season opener against Auburn in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game. According to a statement from the program, the design was meant to symbolize the team’s style of play: fierce, attacking and always attacking.
The all-white look, which was also former quarterback Lamar Jackson’s college debut, is accented with faded chrome and red wing designs on the shoulders, faded black wings on the undershirt sleeves, and faded black wings on the undershirt sleeves. digits filled in black surrounded by red. The white pants were accompanied by an “L” on the left hip, and the helmets included a distinctive and detailed cardinal.
The afternoon contest ended in favor of Auburn 31-24 but the Cardinals ended the year with a 27-21 victory over Texas A&M and an 8-5 mark.
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Louisville channeled The Greatest on the afternoon of October 5, knocking out Boston College 41-39 in uniforms inspired by the city of Louisville’s most famous native. With the exception of the gloves, red is nowhere in the look, with the uniform sticking to the black and white color scheme. “Louisville” is written in black text, forming a semi-circle around solid black numbers.
The white pants have a black band around the hip, which appears to be an ode to the boxing shorts Muhammad Ali wore when he knocked out Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965.
Louisville finished the 2019 campaign with an 8-5 record.