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New Notre Dame Football Uniforms, Helmets Released For Soldier Field Game

With the date against the Miami Hurricanes set for Oct. 6 at Soldier Field, Notre Dame football revealed its official jerseys on Thursday for the showcase game.

Apr. 21, 2012; South Bend, IN, USA; Members of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish run onto the field for the spring game at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-US PRESSWIRE
Apr. 21, 2012; South Bend, IN, USA; Members of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish run onto the field for the spring game at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-US PRESSWIRE

Adding yet another chapter to an overwhelming crop of alternate jerseys in college football, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish revealed their brand new official Adidas jerseys for an upcoming Oct. 6 date with the Miami Hurricanes at Soldier Field.

SB Nation's Irish blog One Foot Down has a full breakdown, but the verdict still remains out on whether the two-part helmet (ESPN's Darren Rovell posted the logo side on Twitter) was a good idea in the end.

Like them or not, there's no denying the value of drumming up media interest in a football program with a completely new jersey layout like this. Although the final product looks closer to a mesh of Purdue's or much worse, Michigan's, colors in the end, it will definitely be neat to see such unique jerseys in action on Oct. 6.

Head over to One Foot Down for more Notre Dame football coverage, and be sure to visit SB Nation's college football hub for more news from around the country.