For decades, the checkerboard pattern has been synonymous with Tennessee football (even if Kentucky did it first). Not for long. According to a new report, the Vols are retiring the checkerboard stripe on their helmets and pants and replacing it with a single solid stripe:
Sources have confirmed that @Vol_Football will be retiring the checkerboard stripe on the helmet and pants, and will instead have a single solid stripe. These uniform changes are added to the return of black cleats and the dropping of Smokey grey alternate. pic.twitter.com/lMtQRs4q7r
— Chad Fields (@CfieldsVFL) July 12, 2018
Can Kentucky please do the same???