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Oregon, USC, Florida debut brand new Nike uniforms and cleats for season openers

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College football's first Saturday will be filled with plenty of new beginnings and changes, starting with the gear they will be sporting. While adidas and Under Armour are both in the chase to see who has the most attention-grabbing jerseys on the field, Nike is opting for a more subtle approach this year, going with slight changes to traditional uniforms but upping the ante with the special cleats and gloves that are bound to make the old college football fan shriek in horror.

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Nike revealed the changes that three of their top schools will be undergoing early Saturday. When USC and Florida take the field for their respective openers, they will do so with brand new shiny Nike Vapor Talon Elite cleats in colorways that match up to their Nike Elite-enhanced uniforms and their logo-centric Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 Gloves. Not to be outdone, Oregon will be unveiling new cleats and gloves as well, but also update their classic "Fighting Ducks" green and yellow uniform to provide a modern and grittier touch.

While we have already covered the changes to the Nike Elite uniforms previously, here is what they have to say about the new Vapor Talon Elite Cleats and Vapor Jet 2.0 Gloves:

Nike Vapor Talon Elite Cleat

The Nike Vapor Talon Elite is designed to maximize speed with premium performance attributes including adaptive traction, Hyperfuse construction and carbon fiber strength. Utilizing the best of Nike’s proven technologies, it provides lightweight traction and durability with a lockdown fit. Built for diverse ground conditions, the adaptive traction system utilizes on-demand forefoot talon cleats for multi-directional field movement.

  • Forefoot traction delivers pin-point grip, while toe and heel shark tooth texture add additional hold when engaged with natural and artificial turf.
  • The Hyperfuse construction in the upper provides strength and stability.
  • Molded carbon fiber insert delivers strong, light lockdown with a seamless fit and feel.
  • Unique uni-body construction provides a consistent fit with less stitching for optimal craftsmanship.
  • Additional details include zone padding in the heel for a comfortable ride, dual-pod collar and carbon fiber shank plate for an explosive first step.
  • This pinnacle level cleat is designed for an array of players.

Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 Men’s Football Gloves

Designed for high-impact speed players, the Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 men's football gloves feature a lightweight, breathable design combined with innovative Magnigrip the palms and between the fingers for a tacky grip suitable for all weather conditions.

  • Team logo graphic on the palm, which interlocks when both hands form together.
  • Gloves can be worn tight with the strap affixed or loose with the cuff flipped up. The molded strap is adjustable for a custom fit at the cuff and palm.
  • The articulated thumbs of the gloves provide a secure fit and added dexterity.Seen on the football field in a vast array of team colors, these gloves deliver lightweight ventilation with a combination of synthetic leather and mesh.
  • The mesh panel on the back of the hand and synthetic leather support throughout offer optimal structure without compromising support.
  • Perforations between the fingers keep the air flowing for optimal circulation.

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