– The American Football League is expected to take a step forward Thursday when it will begin its uniform policy for the 2017 season.
Tulsa Public Schools announced the new uniform policy Wednesday after the league’s first season in Tulsa.
The league has been experimenting with uniforms for the past three seasons.
The Tulsan public school system will have the same uniform system that was used at Carrollton High School.
The school will not have uniforms that are similar to the league-wide uniforms worn by Tulsa students and alumni.
Tulas athletic director Kevin Jones said the new policy is meant to help keep athletes safe while promoting the school’s brand.TULSA public schools are expected to start wearing the uniform in September.
The Tulsans first-ever uniform was unveiled last fall.
The new uniform is expected start with the Tulsa Roughnecks.
The uniforms were worn by the Roughneches and are a blend of t-shirts, shorts, and jerseys.
The school announced it was looking for a replacement for the current uniforms in 2017.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected on the sidelines for the second straight season.
The Thunder have the league second-worst record in the NFL.
The Thunder are a member of the NBA D-League.