Found December 19, 2012 on Diehardsport:
Today, the Virginia Tech equipment managers unveiled these maroon Matte Helmets for the Hokies Russell Athletic Bowl matchup against Rutgers.  These helmets look pretty good, but my only question is why isn’t there a logo on the side?  They could be great if they added a logo or something to it, otherwise it just seems a little bit too plain for my taste.Via: @VTFBEquipmentRelated: Rice unveils patriotic helmet for Armed Forces Bowl Related: Michigan unveils special jersey and helmet for Outback Bowl Related: Cincinnati Bearcats unveil new helmet for Belk Bowl

Photo: Virginia Tech to wear matte helmets in bowl game

These are the helmets the Virginia Tech Hokies will be wearing for their game against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 28.The lids feature an all-maroon matte paint scheme and omit the traditional "VT" logo on the sides. Paul Lucas of the Uni Watch blog was the first to unveil a photo of the special caps via Twitter.The design may not be the greatest in the...

Virginia Tech will wear flat maroon helmets against Rutgers (Pictures)

When teams unveil new uniforms specifically for their bowl games, the results are usually hit or miss. We’ll file these Virginia Tech helmets under “miss.” If the Hokies were attempting to make their helmets as dull and boring as possible, they certainly accomplished that. We’re not asking for someone to outdo these amazing Boise State helmets from earlier in the year, because... TV: Kyle Flood Tuesday Presser

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers is now in full game-prep mode for Virginia Tech and the Russell Athletic Bowl. Speaking to the media after Tuesday's practice, head coach Kyle Flood offered multiple injury updates, some high praise for Hokie quarterback Logan Thomas and reactions to P.J. Fleck landing the Western Michigan job.
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