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U-M Switches From Adidas To Nike Gear

Colleen McKenzie Foster

The University of Michigan unveils its new football uniforms today, and there's quite a frenzy surrounding the switch from Adidas toNike brand merchandise.

Thousands of people crowded into downtown Ann Arbor Sunday night waiting to be among the first to purchase the new U-M Nike gear.

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U of M Football Coach Jim Harbaugh was at the unveiling.

Incoming sophomore Tiffany Loh didn't get close enough to the merchandise, but she was close to U-M football coach JimHarbaugh, who made a surprise appearance before the crowd.

"I was like, one shoulder away from Jim Harbaugh. It was amazing. I tried to do a high-five, but I just couldn't get in there."

Several of the football team members tweeted pictures of their Jumpman/Jordan Brand cleats.

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The new uniforms will be revealed at a private event in Detroit this afternoon.

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Lisa Barry was a reporter, and host of All Things Considered on 89.1 WEMU.
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