Something that was speculated on back when the announcement came last year.
Don't be surprised if it's a big reveal fashion show. Schools like Army and Tennessee have done this in recent years. Tennessee's was after they left adidas for Nike.
This info came from an interview after he presented the U-M budget for FY 2017 to the Regents. Part of that plan includes a possible roof replacement at Oosterbaan Field House and a new turf field there.
Michigan’s teams will transition to Nike apparel beginning Aug. 1, and Manuel said there will be some festivities surrounding that launch. But he wasn’t ready to reveal what those might be.
“We will be inclusive (with fans) as best we can, but we will have some special things around the announcement,” Manuel said. “But now we’re very supportive and very thankful to Adidas for our relationship with them and we look forward to our relationship with Nike.”