Texas State will retain Adidas as the apparel provider for all 16 NCAA Division I varsity teams, the athletic department announced Wednesday.
The extension is expected to run through June 2025, but the state of Texas has a two-year school option included in the extension. Adidas has been the official sportswear supplier to the Bobcats since 2010 and will continue to supply the teams with footwear, uniforms and accessories.
“We are thrilled to continue our long-standing partnership with Adidas and appreciate their support of our student-athletes, coaches and programs as we continue to build the Texas State brand,” the athletics director said. of the State of Texas, Don Coryell, in a press release. “With the help of Game One, we know the Bobcats will have the best apparel and gear while getting the best customer service and promotional merchandise to meet our needs.”
The brown and gold also partnered with Game One, a sports equipment and apparel organization, with more than 180 sales representatives serving 13,000 schools and organizations in 38 states. Game One will serve as the distributor of Adidas products to student-athletes, coaches and others in the State of Texas.
“Game One is thrilled to partner with the Department of Athletics at Texas State University,” said Game One Regional Sales Manager John Cardinal in the same press release. “Alongside Adidas, we will ensure Texas State athletes wear state-of-the-art athletic apparel and footwear to maximize their performance in all sports on campus.”
The Bobcats have introduced several new uniforms in the last two years of their partnership, including an overhaul of football jerseys under Jake Spavital in 2020, a cleanup of men’s and women’s basketball jerseys in 2021-22 and several new combinations of baseball uniforms year in and year out.
The ‘Cats and Adidas have also been able to produce different variations of specialty jerseys over the years. Texas State women’s basketball has annual pink uniforms to support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, and Texas State football wears teal jerseys annually to support people with cancer. ovary. Blackout jerseys have also become a mainstay of several programs.