BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Navy football team will wear Under Armour-designed “Beat Army” uniforms for the 2016 Army-Navy Game this Saturday.
The game will be played at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore at 3 p.m. WJZ will air the game, and coverage begins at noon.
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The uniform is inspired by those worn during the 1963 football season, according to a press release from the Naval Academy Athletic Association.
Navy went 9-2 in 1963, defeated Army in the Army-Navy game, and faced Texas in the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Day.
The 1963 team wore a yellow uniform with a gold helmet and the 2016 version pays homage to the color of the uniform, but also adds a futuristic twist to match the helmet with a high gloss yellow finish. The 2016 pant color is “Academy Gold.” It has a block N with four stars on each shoulder, just as Navy wore in the 1963 Army-Navy Game.
Navy’s “Beat Army” motto will appear on the jersey hem and on the palms of the gloves. The helmet will have a blue stripe and anchor decals.