GAINESVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — Alternate uniforms are becoming as big a part of college football as bands and mascots.READ MORE: Florida’s Monoclonal Antibody Sites Closed Until Further Notice
The Florida Gators will actually look the part when they host Texas A&M on Saturday.
The Gators and Nike unveiled an alternate uniform Monday night that literally looks like alligator skin.
The camouflage-styled jerseys will be paired with “swamp-green” helmets, pants, socks, shoes and gloves.READ MORE: Lawmakers Look To Boost Broadband In Rural Areas
There will be very little orange and blue, marking the first time in school history that Florida strayed from its traditional colors.
Helmets will have a Gators head logo on one side only.
The school says the new uniform took 18 months to design and produce and will be worn just once.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade School Board Selects Dr. Jose L. Dotres As Next Superintendent
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