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Photos: Florida Has Awesome New Gator Skin-Patterned Nike Cleats For 2016

Michigan made headlines for its new uniforms today, but the Wolverines aren't the only ones receiving cool new gear for the 2016 season. Florida football has some awesome new Nike cleats for the 2016 season, which its equipment managers showed off on Twitter earlier this evening.

One pair of the Florida cleats features a really cool gator skin pattern.

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— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment)

Small taste of your 2016 Florida Gators cleats. Nice attention to detail on the Gator skin @usnikefootballpic.twitter.com/zg69ov51LD

— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment) August 2, 2016

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Based on some of the other photos Florida equipment posts, there is plenty of Nike gear for everyone.

">@Nike is starting to arrive. All hands on deck. pic.twitter.com/Fa2GZTuCaA

— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment)

Our gear from @Nike is starting to arrive. All hands on deck. pic.twitter.com/Fa2GZTuCaA

— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment) July 20, 2016

">July 20, 2016

">@Nike is starting to arrive. All hands on deck. pic.twitter.com/Fa2GZTuCaA

— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment)

Our gear from @Nike is starting to arrive. All hands on deck. pic.twitter.com/Fa2GZTuCaA

— GatorsEquipment (@GatorsEquipment) July 20, 2016

">July 20, 2016

Last January, Florida reupped with Nike as its official apparel partner, a deal that was set to expire in 2017. Now, that deal will run through 2024. The Portland Business Journal reported details of the agreement last year.

The new deal provides the university $3.1 million in Nike product this academic year, one of the highest product allowances in the country and up from the $2.1 million it was previously due. The increase is significant because it signals that Nike is willing to write bigger checks to keep key programs.

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Unlike many universities, Florida opts for a higher equipment allowance instead of any cash compensation.

Despite Florida's high standing in the world of college athletics, the Gators' deal with Nike is not one of the biggest in the industry. In fact, Nike is only involved in three of the 10 biggest apparel deals for college programs right now.

Here are the 10 most lucrative apparel deals in all of college sports: