Florida State debuts turquoise Native American heritage jerseys

Nov 28, 2016, 6:44 PM

If you see a college basketball team rocking turquoise instead of its usual color schemes this month, here’s why.

Nine Nike men’s and women’s teams across the nation have and will be wearing the jersey-shorts combinations as part of Native American Heritage Month this November, and on Monday, it was the Florida State Seminoles’ first of two special uniform nights on the schedule.

The Seminoles, San Diego State Aztecs and Haskell Indian Nations University Indians all wore their blue uniform sets on Monday. The color turquoise represents “harmony, friendship and fellowship in Native American culture.”

New Mexico and Gonzaga on the men’s side already wore their special uniform sets. Nevada will do so Tuesday night, while Marquette and Oklahoma State will do so Wednesday. Florida State will go back to the look on Dec. 17.

Penguin Air

Threads Blog

(Twitter photo / @Padres)...
Arizona Sports

San Diego Padres unveil colorful City Connect uniforms

The San Diego Padres released MLB's newest and perhaps most colorful City Connect uniforms with a blend of pink, green and yellow.
2 days ago
Tari Eason poses for photos on the red carpet during the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June ...
Kevin Zimmerman

Paolo Banchero steals the show on 2022 NBA Draft red carpet

May all the green room invitees at the 2022 NBA Draft have as colorful of careers as they do draft-day getups.
10 days ago
(Twitter photo/New England Patriots)...
Wills Rice

New England Patriots bring back red uniforms in Back to the Future spoof

The New England Patriots announced the team is bringing back their old-school red uniform and helmet combo for the 2022 season.
11 days ago
(Twitter photo: @utahjazz)...
Haboob Blog

Social reactions: Utah Jazz reveal new jerseys, rebrand ahead of 2022 season

The Utah Jazz revealed four new jerseys on Friday featuring a classic look but a rebrand that fans and Twitter had plenty fun with.
16 days ago
Jake Anderson

Suns’ Devin Booker wins LeagueFits MVP, Chris Paul named to 2nd Team

Phoenix Suns All-Star guards Devin Booker and Chris Paul were recognized for their drip off the court by LeagueFits on Friday.
2 months ago
Florida State defensive end Jermaine Johnson II waves as he is introduced during the first round of...
Wills Rice

Players show off fancy attire for NFL Draft in Las Vegas

The 2022 NFL Draft is in Las Vegas for the first time ever and that means the future NFL players had to go all out with their outfits.
2 months ago
Florida State debuts turquoise Native American heritage jerseys