Verdict from 100+ user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • Most buyers are very satisfied with the Nike Alpha Menace Varsity 2. They give these football shoes a high rating and recommend it to their friends and family.
  • These mid-top football cleats are very light, a player reports.
  • According to one wearer, the Alpha Menace Varsity 2 is very comfortable.
  • These Nike football cleats hold up pretty well, a user observes.
  • The second Nike Alpha Menace Varsity is easy to put on, one user comments.
  • These football cleats fit perfectly, a player asserts.
  • One owner loves the style of the Alpha Menace Varsity 2.

1 reason not to buy

  • These Nike football cleats are unbelievably narrow, one owner complains.

Bottom line

Varsity players who need a reliable football cleat that will last the entire season may want to consider getting a pair of the second Alpha Menace Varsity. The Alpha Menace Varsity 2 is an affordable football cleat from Nike that offers a lot of value for its cheap price tag. According to those who have bought a pair, these Nike football cleats are pretty light, comfortable, and durable. 

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Good to know

Made for players who impact the outcome of the game, the Nike Alpha Menace Varsity 2 combines stability, comfort, and durability to help you play at your highest level.

These football cleats boast a hook-and-loop closure to keep you locked in during two-a-days and the big game. A lightweight leather and textile upper provides comfort while molded details along the upper create stability and durability.

The Nike Alpha Menace Varsity 2 features a ¾-wedge midsole that provides a comfortable ride as you run to the end zone. Underfoot, A TPU plate with a 12-stud configuration offers responsive traction on the gridiron.

These affordable Nike football cleats feature a mid-top design for increased support without restricting ankle mobility. 

The Alpha Menace Varsity 2 also features a lace-up closure that provides an adjustable fit. A hook-and-loop strap offers a locked-in feel while you cut and run on the field.

The upper of the Nike Alpha Menace Varsity 2 is constructed with a combination of lightweight synthetic leather and textile for durability and comfort. The upper also boasts molded details for increased strength and stability.

The Alpha Menace Varsity 2 features a light and responsive TPU plate with a 12-stud configuration that provides increased grip on the field. The molded studs are also designed to provide durable traction on any playing surface.

  • The Alpha Menace Varsity 2 is equipped with a ¾-wedge midsole for added comfort.
  • These Nike cleats also have a heel tab for easy on and off.

These budget football cleats from Nike are available in the following color options:

  • Black/White-Anthracite
  • Orange/White
  • Red/White
  • Royal/White
  • White/Black-White-Wolf Grey
  • Yellow/Black


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