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UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State will pay homage to its tradition with a throwback uniform featuring various aspects of past styles during its of Greatness game Sept. 30 against Indiana at Beaver Stadium.
The retro uniforms will be part of an overall theme for the day that will transform the stadium and fans back in time to the 1950s, with music and entertainment coming from that era.
State has such a great tradition and history, and we wanted to find a way to honor and celebrate those Generations of Greatness, coach James Franklin said.
are going to do so with a throwback game, where we have an old school scoreboard and other game day activities and then again with the uniform and pulling elements from many different uniform design elements through the years. said the players berserk with happiness when they saw the uniform to be worn for the game, which includes mixing and matching of various elements from past PSU uniforms. Some of the more noticeable changes include:
n Numbers on helmets (from 1959 61, 1967 74)
n White cleats (1979 Sugar Bowl)
n White stripe on sleeve (1957 66, 1982 89, 1992 2011)
n Black inside collar (1959 Liberty Bowl)
n Block uniform numbers (1950s and changes will be more subtle and specific, and will not drastically change the classic Penn State look.
the history and tradition that we have, we don have to reinvent ourselves, Franklin said before later adding, that turns the TV on won be trying to figure out who it is playing. school worked with Nike on the changes, and the process took more than a year. Franklin first talked about the idea three years ago with longtime equipment manager Spider Caldwell, who was able to retrieve past uniforms to show Franklin so they could pick elements to choose.