As the Florida State Seminoles and USC Trojans kick off their 2012 college football campaigns today, each squad will be donning new gloves and versions of the Nike Vapor Talon Elite.
In honor of college football kickoff, Nike highlights two of the nation’s top teams – the University of Southern California Trojans and the Florida State University Seminoles – as they sport their Nike uniforms with matching Vapor Jet 2.0 Gloves and chrome Vapor Talon Elite cleats. The uniforms feature strategically placed lightweight breathable fabrics to improve thermoregulation while also delivering the ultimate in lightweight protection. They are accented by the Vapor Jet 2.0 Gloves featuring each school’s traditional marks, as well as the new chrome Nike Vapor Talon Elite Cleats, engineered for maximum lightweight durability and speed.
Nike Vapor Talon Elite Cleat
The Nike Vapor Talon Elite is designed to maximize speed with premium performance attributes including adaptive traction, Hyperfuse construction and carbon fiber strength. Utilizing the best of Nike’s proven technologies, it provides lightweight traction and durability with a lockdown fit. Built for diverse ground conditions, the adaptive traction system utilizes on-demand forefoot talon cleats for multi-directional field movement.
- Forefoot traction delivers pin-point grip, while toe and heel shark tooth texture add additional hold when engaged with natural and artificial turf.
- The Hyperfuse construction in the upper provides strength and stability.
- Molded carbon fiber insert delivers strong, light lockdown with a seamless fit and feel.
- Unique uni-body construction provides a consistent fit with less stitching for optimal craftsmanship.
- Additional details include zone padding in the heel for a comfortable ride, dual-pod collar and carbon fiber shank plate for an explosive first step.
- This pinnacle level cleat is designed for an array of players.
Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 Men’s Football Gloves
Designed for high-impact speed players, the Nike Vapor Jet 2.0 men’s football gloves feature a lightweight, breathable design combined with innovative Magnigrip the palms and between the fingers for a tacky grip suitable for all weather conditions.
- Team logo graphic on the palm, which interlocks when both hands form together.
- Gloves can be worn tight with the strap affixed or loose with the cuff flipped up. The molded strap is adjustable for a custom fit at the cuff and palm.
- The articulated thumbs of the gloves provide a secure fit and added dexterity.Seen on the football field in a vast array of team colors, these gloves deliver lightweight ventilation with a combination of synthetic leather and mesh.
- The mesh panel on the back of the hand and synthetic leather support throughout offer optimal structure without compromising support.
- Perforations between the fingers keep the air flowing for optimal circulation.