Love it? Hate it? There’s rarely a gray area with Husker fans when it comes to new uniforms.

Nebraska football unveiled its alternative uniform for the 2014 season, to be worn Sept. 27 against Illinois. Part of the reveal included a video of head coach Bo Pelini squeezed into a one-size-too-small No. 14 uniform that showcased his midsection.

We asked local fashion experts to weigh in on Nebraska’s new threads.

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“Nothing like a superhero silhouette to get the crowd’s attention...LOL!”

Rick Carey and David Scott

Special Advisors

Omaha Fashion Week

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“Metallic trim is best left on a KKINI bikini rather than on a football jersey.”

Michaela Cawley



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“The new Husker uniforms represent a skillful use of what looks like silver duct tape. I can only hope Bo will dress up his cat in one of these for Halloween.”

Brook Hudson


Omaha Fashion Week

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“I like the monochromatic look and I like that they are playing with textures, though they need a little more to break up the monochromatic look.”

Buf Reynolds


Buf Reynolds Designs

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“I usually like to stick to tradition being from the Midwest, but I do like the creativeness of the uniforms.”

JLynn Hausmann



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