These look the same to me, but with more air slats and whatnot. Nike says they're awesome, though!
NiceKicks.com has many more pics of these, plus the word from Nike on what the big deal is.
Let us chortle at Alabama for wearing special (slightly special) uniforms for a single game, but let us chortle all the merrier at Notre Dame for actually going out in public like this. We're family and can thus all dress silly here.
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