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Tyler Greenawalt | NCAA.com | April 12, 2016

Clemson football: New uniforms inspired by 1981 championship team

  Clemson unveiled new uniform designs today for the 2016-17 season with callbacks to its 1981 title team.

After a special 2015-16 season that saw Clemson reach the national championship game, the school unveiled an updated uniform design that includes nods to the Tigers' 1981 championship team.

The biggest changes? Tiger paws on the top of the shoulder pads and numbers on the side of the shoulders. A Nike logo and tiger paw patch adorn the pants, while the numbers and nameplates on the uniforms have been enlarged.

The Tigers will also continue to wear purple uniforms for Military Appreciation Day as well as Clemson's classic all-orange look with the same design as the white uniforms.

The entire ensemble was unveiled in really cool hype/1981 nostalgia video narrated by quarterback Deshaun Watson:

The full release can be read here.

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