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With flashy uniforms being the new hype in college sports, teams have been unveiling new uniforms yearly. Everyone remembers how Oregon first stepped out with their combinations a few years back. Maryland got into the action with Under Armour, Notre Dame has their insanely bright gold helmets. Virginia Tech has had some interesting uniforms in their own rights. This helmet will be designed with “Hokie Stone” which 80% of the stone used on campus construction. Check out what the helmet looks like:
The rumors are true. Beamer’s website says this is the beginning design stages for a “Hokie Stone” helmet. #Hokies pic.twitter.com/jUqOhbWzQE
— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) September 19, 2013
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If this helmet is actually in design, I think it would be the first time that I watched a college football game just to check out the team’s helmets. According to Andy Bitter these “Hokie Stone” helmets are in their early stages of design, but we already love them and hope not much changes.
The rumors are true. Beamer's website says this is the beginning design stages...
A lot of teams are doing their Military Appreciation Day uniforms and Virginia Tech is no exception but they decided to also drop these helmets on us for another game that has yet to be determined. These alternate helmets are a take on Hokie Stone is a grey dolomite-limestone rock that can be found everywhere on Virginia Tech’s campus. Can you imagine the possibilities if other...
After a few days of rumors swirling, confirmation came on Thursday that the Virginia Tech Hokies stone helmet concept is actually a real idea. Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times confirmed that this helmet is in the early design stages. I’m not really sure why this is a concept but it is truly brutal, this helmet has no business on the football field.
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There is bad . There is ugly. There is so bad its ugly--and than there is the most heinous thing ever created with the intention of being worn.
The Hokie Stone helmet.
Plenty of folks questioned the authenticy if the photo earlier in the day when it first surfaced. How on Earth could someone design a helmet that looks like a cobblestone sidewalk...
Update: Chris Littmann of Sporting News confirmed with VT that the helmet is in “the beginning stages of design”. So yeah, it’s real.
Called Virginia Tech for some details on that stone helmet. It’s in the beginning stages of design. Not clear when/if it’ll be worn, either.
— Chris Littmann (@chrislittmann) September 19, 2013
Earlier: No, really. Apparently Frank Beamer’s...
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Frank Beamer's website has confirmed that Virginia Tech is designing "Hokie Stone" helmets that look like campus buildings. Very intriguing.
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