Happy New Year! In today’s ticker, we’ve got lots of Bowl game news, a shirt advertising deal for one of England’s biggest clubs, and more!
- Pitt WR Konata Mumpfield normally wears No. 14 but changed to No. 9 for the Sun Bowl. “[No. 9] was free because QB Kedon Slovis wore #9 this season but entered the transfer portal before the bowl game,” writes L.J. Sparvero.
- UCLA and South Carolina both had Mike Leach memorial decals, with UCLA going with a pirate flag.
- Tennessee also honored Mike Leach with a helmet decal, as well as Virginia football. (From @Wilds_Lee)
- Sticking with Tennessee, QB Joe Milton III was having captaincy patch issues. (From Timmy Donahue)
- New mask for Kraken G Chris Driedger, with nods to Seattle’s music scene. (From Wade Heidt)
- Arizona State have unveiled a new alternate uniform, nicknamed the “DigiFlame“. (From Kenn Tomasch)
- The AHL’s Chicago Wolves have unveiled their Mental Health Awareness sweater. The Wolves will wear them for two games at the end of January. (From Jonathan Cain)
- UNC and Pitt men went blue-vs-blue last night, making it difficult to tell the teams apart. (From multiple readers)