Category Archives: Cool Helmets

NINE MORE COOL FOOTBALL HELMETS FROM NEGLECTED TEAMS

VANDEGRIFT VIPERS

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Comment: The Vipers manage the Hat Trick of having a virtually unique team name, a butt-kicking logo and terrific helmets.

FRISCO RACCOONS

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Comment: Let’s face it, Raccoons is one seriously underused name when it comes to sports teams. If the Raccoon tails on these helmets were just a bit bigger they’d be perfect.

CIGARROA TOROS

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Comment: Some readers tell me they don’t really care for helmets with white shells but I think they can look good with the right kind of logo on them. Continue reading

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COOL FOOTBALL HELMET: BOWDOIN COLLEGE

bowdoin-college-polar-bears-helmetBOWDOIN COLLEGE POLAR BEARS

Location: Brunswick, ME

Division: NCAA Division Three

Conference: New England Small College Athletic Conference

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COOL FOOTBALL HELMET: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT THE PERMIAN BASIN

texas permian basinUT-PERMIAN BASIN FALCONS

Location: Odessa, TX 

Division: NCAA Division Two

Conference Affiliation: Lone Star Conference  Continue reading

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RAGNAR THE TERRIER LOOKS AT FOOTBALL HELMETS

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Ragnar loves his peeps, especially his Mom – my sister Rosemary

Regular readers of Balladeer’s Blog are familiar with my sister Rosemary’s dog Ragnar. Since he’s a Terrier he offered to give his expert opinion on the football helmets used by college teams with Terrier names.

wofford terriers helmetSchool: Wofford College 

Team Name: Terriers

Ragnar Says: Wofford hasn’t used this particular helmet design since the late 1980s. They’ve been using incredibly boring BLANK helmets instead. Now what kind of message does that send?  

Highland ScottiesSchool: Highland College

Team Name: Scotties

Ragnar Says: How can you not love this helmet? That handsome fellow is wearing his game face but still conveys what lovable and irresistable scamps we Terriers are. Continue reading

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UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA ARGONAUTS’ DEBUT FOOTBALL HELMETS

West Florida Argonauts helmetThe wait is nearly over for the start of the debut intercollegiate football season for the UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA ARGONAUTS!

This Division Two team will play in the Gulf South Conference – often called the SEC of D2 football. The very first game for the Argonauts is scheduled for Noon on Saturday, September 3rd against the Ave Maria University Gyrenes. AT the Gyrenes. The rest of the schedule for UWF’s inaugural season goes like this:  Continue reading

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BETHANY COLLEGE SWEDES: NEW FOOTBALL HELMETS

Bethany College Swedes NEWThe divisions of college football covered by Balladeer’s Blog kick off their 2016 season on August 25th!

To help satisfy our gridiron hunger between now and then here’s a look at the brand new helmets for the Bethany College Swedes. Continue reading

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NJCAA FOOTBALL’S COOLEST HELMETS

ASA College Avengers

ASA College Avengers

To help us all hang on until the 2016 college football season kicks off Balladeer’s Blog looks  at some of the coolest helmets in the NJCAA.

The ASA College Avengers (logo at left) have the coolest helmet logo in the NJCAA, but it fades in a little too much against their purple helmets to be sufficiently visible in pictures.

A white helmet might make it show up better, but at any rate their decal will instead serve as this article’s main pic to open things up with everyone’s favorite purple-flamed Goth android skull logo.

Now with your appetites whetted, dive in and sample the coolest helmets in NJCAA college football:

 9. HIGHLAND COLLEGE SCOTTIES

Location: Highland, KS

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