Originally written on College Spun  |  Last updated 11/19/14

New jerseys are sweet. New cleats are pretty cool too. But in my opinion, the most exciting uniform bit in football is the helmet — and the Washington Huskies have some really, really cool helmets for the fall. Photos of these helmets started swirling on Twitter late last night — they are super-shiny chrome lids with the purple “W” and facemask — and they look pretty good to me: @UniWatch Washington Huskies’ gold (really gold) helmet, matte black in the back pic.twitter.com/b8tfwHfO7f — Tyson Losness (@TysonLosness) July 2, 2013 You can also see a special black matte helmet in the background — the one that leaked in January. Here’s another look, tweeted out by Tyson Losness, a student at Washington: @UniWatch more on the matte black pic.twitter.com/DJVsWx6VRu — Tyson Losness (@TysonLosness) July 2, 2013 Huskies fans have to be pumped about these new helmets, particularly the chrome ones, if they do get confirmed as legitimate. They’ve got to keep up with the Ducks, after all.

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