Part of the special design to be worn by Northwestern University football players on Nov. 16. Facebook.com/UnderArmourFootball hide caption toggle caption Facebook.com/UnderArmourFootball The Two-Way Splattered Flag-Themed Football Uniforms Have Many Seeing Red November 6, 2013 Northwestern University plans to use special uniforms at its Nov. 16 game against Michigan. They're supposed to honor the U.S. military and wounded veterans. Critics, though, say the design makes it look as if blood has been splattered across an American flag. That's just wrong, they say.