Birmingham, Ala. - Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Commissioner Duer Sharp has announced an agreement between the league and Russell Athletic which will maintain Russell Athletic and its brands as the official team uniform and apparel provider through 2015.

The agreement provides an exclusive official team uniform and apparel provider to the 10 member institutions and the conference office in all 18 varsity sponsored SWAC sports.  The agreement allows SWAC schools to acquire equipment and balls for competition and practice sold under the Russell Athletic, Bike, Spalding, Brooks, Dudley, and Moving Comfort brands.

In return, SWAC school coaches and officials shall utilize the Russell Athletic brand for all game uniforms, apparel, and practice accessories, including workout and team travel apparel.