KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Vols uniforms will look a little different for their next game.
Tennessee released on Twitter their newest helmet design, which is orange with a white stripe and Power T. The helmet keep with the style and design of the other helmets this year, although the face mask does not match the main body color of the helmet.
The helmets are expected to make their debut in Columbia Saturday as they take on South Carolina at 7 p.m.
Some fans, including WATE’s Meterologist Ken Weathers, are ecstatic about the new design. One user explained that this is the first time that Tennessee has had four helmet designs in a year, and the first time the orange helmets have been used since 1948. A photo matching what the user said was worn in 1948 is documented through the Associated Press as being worn on November 14, 1939.
Earlier this year, Tennessee also wore the Smokey Grey uniforms for the first time since 2017 for their game against LSU. The black ‘Dark Mode‘ uniform for their Halloween game against Kentucky which they won 44-6.