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THE COOLEST HELMETS IN NCFA COLLEGE FOOTBALL

 The 2012 college football season in the divisions covered by Balladeer’s Blog kicks off on August 22nd! To keep us all sane until then I’ve been showcasing the coolest football helmets in those divisions.

This week it’s the NCFA’s turn. The Chabot College Gladiators (logo at left), who are ranked at number 10 in Balladeer’s Blog’s preseason rankings, would have made this list, too, if not for one thing.

The Gladiators used to wear cool black helmets with two gold C’s interlinked but have switched to helmets with just one C on it, knocking them off this list. But still, the name Gladiators stands out tall and proud in a college sports landscape overflowing with teams called Eagles, Tigers, Bulldogs and Wildcats.

 6. COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO BULLDOGS

Location: San Mateo, CA

Conference: NorCal Conference

Comment: If you’re going to use just letters on your football helmet do it the right way like the Bulldogs have and Continue reading

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BALLADEER’S BLOG’S PRESEASON POLL FOR CCCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL

 Welcome to Balladeer’s Blog’s 2012 CCCAA College Football Preseason Poll. The 2012 season for the divisions covered here kicks off on August 22nd!

To your left is Joe Mountie, the mascot for the Mt San Antonio College Mounties, the number one team in my CCCAA poll. The Mounties’ comeback attempt against San Francisco in last year’s championship game fell short but they’re on top for now in the rankings.

The Rams are at number two, so these two powerhouse teams are threatening to become to CCCAA football what Whitewater and Mt Union are to NCAA Division 3 football!

1. Mount San Antonio College (Called “Mt SAC” for short) Mounties   ###   2. City College of San Francisco Rams (defending champs)   ###   3. Riverside Tigers   ###   4. Butte College Roadrunners   ###   5. El Camino College Warriors   ###   6. College of San Mateo Bulldogs   ###   7. Saddleback Gauchos   ###   8. Continue reading

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