Thursday, August 28, 2008

The Best: college football helmet

Welcome to "The Best," a new series from the people who brought you "Would You Do," "Blogger Interviews" and "What Really Grinds My Gears."

It's just what it sounds like: what's the best ______? "Best" is such a subjective word and that's really the point -- let's get you guys talking! If this works, there will be intelligent, thoughtful debate on the day's topic. And if it doesn't work, well, back to the drawing board.

College football starts today! HOLY SHIT! OMG!!!! AGGGHHH!!!! If eight and a half months without college football hasn't got you drooling over the upcoming season, perhaps some good uniform talk will.

But rather than talk about a full uni, let's stay specific to one part: the helmet. It's the most recognizable feature of any football uniform and can make or break a team's look.

So, the best college football helmet?

Some things to consider:

-tradition/history of helmet

Here's how we'd go:

5. Alabama
4. Michigan
3. Georgia
2. Texas
1. Penn St.

Debate away.


rstiles said...

1. Michigan!!!
2. Southern Cal
3. Texas
4. Nebraska
5. Georgia Southern

Anonymous said...

Penn State?

Could we be more boring?

Why don't you just pick Notre Dame, Navy, Army, VMI and every other school that can't seem to afford mascot stickers for their helmets?

The best has gotta be Michigan. Copied by high school programs across the country and the Delaware Blue Hens

JMC said...

let's not forget though that Michigan stole that design from Princeton. Look it up.

JMC said...

i gotta give love to Ohio State because I think they look sweet when they're covered in merit stickers

JMC said...

also, even though I hate them, I think FSU has a pretty good helmet

Anonymous said...

Gotta be Notre Dame with the actual gold in the paint for the helmet.

Peteski said...

1. Michigan
2. Grambling
3. LSU
4. Texas A&M
5. VaTech

AND I'm a Pac10 boosterino

Spencer said...

Yea, I think Michigan's gotta be the best helmet in college ball. Notre Dame's right there and I agree that Ohio State's helmet covered in stickers looks great.

Anonymous said...

I'd agree with Penn State if they would go back to the standard grey guards, like USC has now. However, the Buckeyes have the coolest.

Joe Paturdo said...

Our helmets are white because they represent the white flag of surrender. That's why we start off the season with games against teams like Coastal Carolina, Akron, or Florida International because we can't handle real games with real opponents.

Anonymous said...

the UVa helmet always stood out to me

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It is pretty subjetive because there are people that they like some type of design more than other.

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