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Photos: Pittsburgh's Bold Uniforms Are Going Viral Today

Pat Narduzzi holding his left hand up while his players stand behind him.

ANNAPOLIS, MD - DECEMBER 28: Head coach Pat Narduzzi of the Pittsburgh Panthers looks on during the second half against the Navy Midshipmen during the Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on December 28, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Alternate uniforms are a totally ubiquitous part of college football at this point. Pitt is wearing one of its alternate looks this afternoon.

Usually, the Panthers wear their royal blue and yellow designs, which are gorgeous and bright. Today's outfits are the total opposite of that.

Pitt is wearing all-grey uniforms against Notre Dame today. Every detail of the get-up is grey: the pants and tops are a darker shade, while the helmets, socks, numbers and undershirts are lighter.

To be honest, we're not huge fans of what the Panthers have going on fashion-wise, and it looks like we're in the majority judging by the reaction on social media.

This isn't the first time Pitt has worn these unis, and in fairness to the Panthers, the inspiration behind them is noble. The alternate look is meant to honor the local community. "They wanted to do something that would stand out and was different and they also wanted to give a nod to the steel community of Pittsburgh," Nike graphic designer Mike Hodder

The Story Behind Today’s Uniform

Pitt x @Nike Collaboration 🔥⚒#H2P ⛓️ @usnikefootballpic.twitter.com/xZdpxhX5xT

— Pitt Football (@Pitt_FB) October 24, 2020

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Love or hate the uniforms, Pitt isn't on the right track to springing an upset while wearing them.

They trail the No. 3 Fighting Irish 14-3 in the second quarter on ABC.