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    Five Tool Fool jojo's Avatar
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    Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    For your viewing pleasure, here is the website for the "Helmet Project", a pretty cool history of football team helmet designs:


    Which is the best and which is the worst....ever?

    Personally, I'm not a fan of the U of F helmets from the late '60's thru the late '70s.
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    We Need Our Myths reds1869's Avatar
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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    That is a really interesting site; thanks for sharing! As for best and worst, imo the simpler the better. The classics never go out of style.

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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    They are a little behind on Jags who are making a serious run for worst helmet ever.

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    Are we not men? Yachtzee's Avatar
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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    Some of the helmets for the old WLAF were terrible and looked like someone had just used clipart for the logos.
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    The Lineups stink. KronoRed's Avatar
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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    The fsu helmet from 1962 is hysterically bad.
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    Pre-tty, pre-tty good!! MWM's Avatar
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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    There's a reason why Michigan has never really changed designs.

    The old Ivy League ones are kinda cool.
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    Re: Best/Worst Football helmet of all time?

    I think the Ravens helmet now is the worst ever.

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