Georgia Tech announced on Tuesday that the athletics association will move on after a long tenure under apparel sponsor Russel Athletic and sign a new 6-year deal with adidas. Many Georgia Tech fans felt this change was long overdue, and the general reaction to the news has been overwhelmingly positive. GTSwarm reached out to current Georgia Tech football verbal commits from the 2018 recruiting class to get their reactions to the news.

The following are the results of the survey:

1. What is your preferred apparel/uniform brand?

TK Chimedza: Anything that has me looking good, to be honest

PJ Harris: Adidas

Luke Johns: Adidas

Harrison Jump: 3 stripes all the way

Jaylon King: I prefer Nike since I grew up wearing Nike, but Adidas is going to be a nice change

Mike Maye: I don't really have a preference but the "Big 3" - Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour - are my favorites

Austin Smith: I actually like the Adidas uniforms better than any other

Dontae Smith: My preference is Adidas. I've always liked their football uniforms

Juanyeh Thomas: Adidas

Zamari Walton: Adidas or Jordan

Tijai Whatley: Adidas is my brand. I have always worn Adidas

2. Did you know that Georgia Tech was still sponsored by Russell Athletic?

TKC: Yes, lol, I did

PJH: Yes sir, I knew

LJ: Yes sir

HJ: Yes

JK: Yes

MM: Yes

AS: Yes. Been too long

DS: I did. I noticed it in pictures

JT: Yes, I did know

ZW: Yes

TW: Yes, I know about Tech being sponsored by Russell

3. Did you know Tech was signing a new apparel deal?

TKC: Yea. I've been going back and forth with Coach Roof trying to figure out what it was going to be

PJH: Yes sir, I just didn't know with which company

LJ: I did but I wasn't sure who they were signing with

HJ: Yes

JK: Yes

MM: Yes

AS: I knew they were signing a new deal, just didn't know with who

DS: I also knew this. Coach told me about it when I visited

JT: I knew they were going to sign a deal, I just didn't know where

ZW: Yes

TW: Yes, I read that Ga Tech was coming out with a new deal and I was excited to see which brand

4. On a scale from 1-5, how excited are you to hear that Tech is moving from Russell to Adidas?

TKC: 20

PJH: 5. I'm very excited!!

LJ: 5. I'm excited but I would be fine with any brand

HJ: 5

JK: 5

MM: 5

AS: 5. Those Russell uniforms needed some work

DS: Definitely a 5

JT: 5

ZW: 5

TW: 5. They are switching to my favorite brand

5. On a scale from 1-5, how much do you think recruits care about what uniform supplier they wear?

TKC: 5

PJH: About a 4. Most players look at what looks "cool"

LJ: 3. For me, I don't care at all but I've heard of some recruits caring about the apparel a lot

HJ: 3, although I don't think that should be a factor in what school you pick

JK: 4 because most players like how we look before we play. Look good, feel good, play good!

MM: 3

AS: Uniforms don't play in any role for recruitment

DS: I'd say 4. People like to look good

JT: Yes, uniforms is a big part of it, YOU LOOK GOOD YOU PLAY GOOD

ZW: 5

TW: 5 most definitely, uniforms is a great way to express your team. Also, each recruit wants to look cool in their gear

Multiple staff members contributed to this article.