PHOTO: Terps to wear black 'Maryland Pride' uniforms against Georgia Tech

Maryland will wear a new version of the "Maryland Pride" design against Georgia Tech on Saturday. (Under Armour)

The "Maryland Pride" uniforms that garnered the nation's attention in 2011 are back, but this time in black.  The school's official Twitter account released photos of the state-flag inspired uniform design, which the Terps will wear at home against Georgia Tech on Saturday.

The game is a must-win for Maryland (4-4, 2-2 ACC), who will be starting freshman linebacker Shawn Petty at quarterback due to a shortage of healthy quarterbacks on the roster.  Last week true freshman Caleb Rowe -- the fourth-string quarterback -- suffered a season-ending knee injury against Boston College.  The Terps started the season 4-1, but injuries and late-game miscues have hurt their chances of reaching bowl eligibility -- a huge turnaround from Randy Edsall's 2-10 debut.  After Georgia Tech, Maryland closes out its schedule against Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina.

Personally, I'm a much bigger fan of this look than the one we saw against Miami last season. Not sure how I feel about the shoes, but I'll give a thumbs-up to the rest of the outfit.

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