When coach Tyrone Willingham arrived last season, the Huskies switched from purple road pants to gold ones. On Saturday, they were back in purple.
Uniform geek that I am, I asked about it.
"I think it's part of the program," Willingham said. "I think our guys like it.
That, of course, raised the question of why he ditched them in the first place.
"We didn't exactly ditch the purple," he said. "We just kept them in the supply shed, I guess is the way to say it."