Indiana football uniforms getting a retro look

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- The Indiana football team is going retro this season.

School officials say the Hoosiers will get rid of the stripes on their helmet and jersey sleeves in favor of more traditional garb. This year's uniforms will be Indiana's classic red and white. Last year's PowerWEB pants will be replaced with a more traditional design, and classic white face masks will replace the red ones that have been used since 2005.

The new compression fit jerseys will not give opponents any extra material to grab.

The uniforms will be unveiled Sept. 3 when Indiana faces Ball State in the season opener at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It will also be Kevin Wilson's first game as Indiana coach.