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Adidas unveiled a new-look Tennessee uniform on its Twitter feed in August 2013. UT announced it is ending a relationship with the company in favor of Nike, ending what is believed to be a 19-year relationship. (adidas)
Adidas unveiled a new-look Tennessee uniform on its Twitter feed in August 2013. UT announced it is ending a relationship with the company in favor of Nike, ending what is believed to be a 19-year relationship. (adidas)

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Tennessee dropping adidas in favor of Nike

Knoxville News Sentinel • Jan 31, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Tennessee's athletics department announced via Twitter today that the Vols and Lady Vols are moving to Nike as their athletic gear provider, ending a long deal with adidas.

UT's deal with adidas began in 1995 according to various reports.

Tennessee becomes the second high-profile school to leave adidas in the last few weeks, after Notre Dame also ended its relationship with the company.

Read more at the Knoxville News Sentinel.