Ohio State’s New Alternates Leave Much to be Desired

When the 6th ranked Buckeyes take the field against No. 2 Penn State on Saturday afternoon, they’re going to look a little different than what we’ve grown accustomed to.  They’ll still be donning the familiar scarlet and gray, but there will only be a tiny bit of scarlet.  And a lot of gray.  Like…a lot.  The helmets, jerseys and pants consist entirely of various shades of gray, with the exception of a scarlet block-O on the jersey collar and on the helmet’s nose bumper.  Ohio State will also ditch their traditional helmet stickers in favor of a black version that features a scarlet Buckeye leaf.  The helmets, jersey numbers and socks will all have a subtle wolf’s fur pattern, a nod to the “Land of the Wolves” theme the Buckeyes adopted prior to the 2016 season.  Rounding out the uniform is a pair of solid scarlet Lebron James cleats.  Below are additional images of the new uniforms courtesy of the Ohio State Football Twitter account.

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