As always: just because a new college football uniform is out there in the wilds of the Internet doesn't necessarily mean it will ever be seen in the captivity of the actual playing field.
But the chances definitely improve when said uniform is tweeted by the program in question's official account, is complete with jersey, pants and helmet, and is, well, about as cool as a monochromatic football uniform can be. Behold your new Ball State Cardinals all-black alternates:
I should probably be over the trend of black matte helmets, but I am not. One thumb up for that -- with a second to follow if these actually spruce up a Wednesday night #MACtion broadcast.