Adidas is having a bad month in the college sports uniform’s department.
After losing Notre Dame to Under Armour, the University of Tennessee has just announced that they are leaving Adidas as well to sign a deal wtih Nike.
Tennessee has entered into a department wide apparel agreement with @NIKE. Details to follow.
— Tennessee Athletics (@Vol_Sports) January 31, 2014
The reason why should be no secret.
The Swoosh, and Nike as a whole does something to the recruits in both major collegiate sports.
The biggest names left for Adidas in college sports are Kansas, Louisville, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas A&M, Wisconsin and UCLA.