Northwestern takes on Illinois State at home this Saturday, but not before announcing one last alteration to its uniform.
As a customary uniform alternate against FCS opponents, Northwestern has added a patriotic touch to its uniform, more specifically the helmet.
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Northwestern used the same patriotic helmet design in its game against Northern Illinois last year. The use of the patriotic helmet Saturday is also worth noting, as the next day will be the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Before the season began, Northwestern announced a few uniform changes, specifically to the jersey top,
New year, new threads.
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