Rapoport obtained a memo sent out by NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent, who said the masks add weight to helmets that can cause neck fatigue, causing players to lead with the head.
This year, Arizona State has rolled out the trident design on three different helmet colorways: black, yellow, and burgundy. Like Clemson, the Missouri Tigers have taken a seemingly-obvious, but overlooked, approach to their helmet design.
Aside from the ferocious tiger on side, the best feature of the helmet is its glossy overlay atop a matte black finish. Well, we certainly didn't want to just hand the No. The Ducks look better than ever in their latest Liquid Chrome helmets featuring wings on the sides.
Brandon Spikes won’t look quite as intimidating in 2014, and that’s not only because he’ll be wearing Buffalo Bills red, white and blue rather than New England Patriots blue, silver and red.
The facemask Spikes wore in 2013 will be banned by the NFL next season, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday.
“Safety is the number one priority of Football Canada and the rule modifications we have enacted reflect a proactive approach to make the game of football safer across Canada,” said President, Richard Mac Lean.
“I am extremely pleased and impressed that almost the entirety of the agenda of Football Canada’s Rules Committee was dedicated to implementing rules and strategies that will have an immediate and lasting impact in protecting players of all age groups,” said University of Manitoba head coach, Brian Dobie.
Thanks to consistent success over the last five years, the Boise State football program has grown in both prestige and popularity.
Last season the Broncos unveiled their new helmet featuring an enlarged bronco head with red eyes for an added intimidation factor.
The modern-day design for the team's helmet dates back to the '60, and continues to be a classic staple of college football.