Under Armour Performance Apparel has secured a five-year deal to be the official outfitter of Auburn University's athletic teams.

Auburn's teams will wear Under Armour uniforms, cleats, apparel and accessories beginning in summer 2006.

The five-year contract is worth over US$10.6m in sponsorship, product and additional benefits.

Under Armour is known for its developments in specialist performance apparel for athletes.

The company is also the official supplier of performance apparel to National Lacrosse League, Major League Lacrosse, the National Hockey League, USA Baseball and the US Ski Team.