The Michigan Wolverines just unveiled some new swag branded with Jordan’s “Jumpman” logo on Tuesday.
The Michigan football team took over the original Ford Model T manufacturing plant to show off their new duds, which are reminiscent of their traditional gear with a very recognizable trademark added. The uniforms got an “A++” grade from coach Jim Harbaugh.
Harbaugh, who was decked out in Nike gear himself, was looking forward to getting his team in Nike gear since he started there. According to the coach, his son Jay came up with the idea to take it one step further and join a venture with the Jordan brand.
“It all went into motion and ended when Michael Jordan called me on the telephone and said they wanted us to be the first and only football program in the world to be Jordan. I said, ‘You had me at hello.'”
– Jim Harbaugh on signing with Jordan Brand
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) August 2, 2016
— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) August 2, 2016
Since the collaboration, Harbaugh says he has been in contact with Michael Jordan. The basketball legend will actually be the honorary captain for Michigan’s first game wearing the uni’s in September.
There are no plans for an alternate jersey as of now, but Harbaugh says he will keep an open mind to any new thoughts and ideas.