San Francisco 49ers To Wear Helmet Decal In Honor Of Hall Of Fame Defensive End Fred Dean

The San Francisco 49ers will wear a helmet decal during Sunday night’s game against the Los Angeles Rams in honor of Hall of Fame defensive end Fred Dean, who passed away on Oct. 14 at age 68. A Louisiana native who played collegiately at Louisiana Tech, Dean was selected by

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NFL Plans To Allow Social Justice Decals On Helmets

As first reported on Tuesday morning by Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports, the NFL plans to allow players to wear helmet decals that bear the name or initials of victims of police brutality and systemic racism during the 2020 season. League commissioner Roger Goodell has been working with the

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Wisconsin Badgers’ Uniforms To Include Black “W” On University Crest

When they return to action, the Wisconsin Badgers will wear a modified version of the university crest on their athletic uniforms to show solidarity with black and other underrepresented communities, school officials announced on Wednesday afternoon.  “I have previously stated my commitment to taking meaningful steps involving issues of diversity

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Memphis Adds ‘Black Lives Matter’ Decal this Fall

The University of Memphis football team will wear helmet stickers this fall in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, head coach Ryan Silverfield announced on Tuesday evening. “The use of the ‘BLM’ logo on a helmet decal was an idea from our student-athletes,” Silverfield told The Commercial Appeal. “It doesn’t

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Steelers OT Zach Banner Advocates For Black Lives Matter Helmet Decals

In the two weeks since George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, numerous collegiate and professional athletes and coaches have spoken out about racial injustices in our communities. That includes Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner, who recently suggested the NFL allow teams to wear helmet decals that

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Iowa Hawkeyes To Honor Late Coach Hayden Fry, Athletic Director Bump Elliott With Holiday Bowl Helmets

Sixteenth-ranked Iowa will honor former head coach Hayden Fry and long-time athletic director Chalmers “Bump” Elliott, who both died earlier this month, with a special helmet design during the Holiday Bowl against No. 22 USC on Friday night (8 p.m. on FS1). The Hawkeyes have removed the Tigerhawk logos from

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Penn State Nittany Lions To Honor Wally Triplett, 1948 Cotton Bowl Team With Helmet Decal

Tenth-ranked Penn State announced on Friday afternoon it will honor Wally Triplett and the 1948 Nittany Lions football team by wearing a helmet decal during Saturday’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl against No. 17 Memphis (12 p.m. on ESPN). “I think it’s a great opportunity to obviously make sure our focus is

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Ohio State To Wear Helmet Decal In Honor Of Late Heisman Trophy Winner Howard “Hopalong” Cassady

The Ohio State football team will be outfitted this afternoon with a helmet decal in honor of 1955 Heisman Trophy winner Howard “Hopalong” Cassady, who passed away on Friday at age 85. Cassady, who played for the Buckeyes from 1952-55, was a two-time consensus All-American and the third Heisman Trophy

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