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Date Posted: 18:14:08 09/06/16 Tue
Author: Bud
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Subject: Re: 2016 FBS helmets--Week 1
In reply to: Nameless 's message, "2016 FBS helmets--Week 1" on 15:21:13 09/06/16 Tue

>The 2016 college football season is underway, and with
>that, a new form for tracking the myriad of helmets
>used by the college football teams returns again.
>A refresher for what happens here for anybody reading
>these the first time: Each football team will have a
>series of letters assigned that represents the order
>of helmets as denoted on the Helmet Project site. The
>most common helmet for a team that doesn’t have these
>orders originally is assigned “A” by default, with
>other designations alphabetically to follow. For the
>FBS, there are 12 of these letters in order (Hawaii
>will have 13 due to a 13-game regular season), not
>counting any playoffs or bowls the teams will enter
>should they do so.
>If a brand-new helmet design appears, a link to an
>individual photograph or the team’s gallery showing
>the photographs will appear. If there are any letters
>appearing that are not for a certain team on the
>Helmet Project website, they were identified on last
>year’s set of orders found in a separate older thread.
> After all the bowls are completed, there will be a
>clean-up form to remove extraneous letters for the
>more traditional teams.
>Any and all corrections to the orders will be
>gratefully appreciated. I will attempt to cover the
>FBS only; someone else can handle the FCS and lower
>divisions. I might do Canada’s helmets as well in the
>Included in here are Hawaii and California’s helmets
>from their duel in the Land Down Under last week, and
>the OUA has started one week early.
>Atlantic Coast
>Boston College: B [B=“A” with Irish knots on the
>Clemson: A
>Florida State: A
>Louisville: B
>North Carolina State: C
>Syracuse: G
>Wake Forest: E
>Duke: F
>Georgia Tech: A
>Miami (FL): A
>North Carolina: L
>Pittsburgh: A
>Virginia: I [I=blue shell, orange “V” & white swords
>on right, white numerals on left, white-orange-white
>stripe, grey mask,
>Virginia Tech: H
>American Athletic
>Cincinnati: K [K=“G” with a white mask,
>Connecticut: D
>East Carolina: G
>South Florida: L [L=“H” with a green matte shell,
>Temple: L
>Central Florida: B [B=the “2007-2015” helmet with a
>larger logo and tapered stripe,
>Houston: G
>Memphis: D
>Navy: A
>Southern Methodist: A
>Tulane: B [B=angry wave mascot]
>Tulsa: D
>Big Ten
>Indiana: L
>Maryland: H
>Michigan: A
>Michigan State: A
>Ohio State: A
>Penn State: A
>Rutgers: Q [Q=“D” with the normal “R” logo,
>Illinois: G
>Iowa: A
>Minnesota: A
>Nebraska: A
>Northwestern: B
>Purdue: A
>Wisconsin: A
>Big 12
>Baylor: A
>Iowa State: A
>Kansas: J
>Kansas State: A
>Oklahoma: A
>Oklahoma State: C
>Texas: A
>Texas Christian: N
>Texas Tech: A
>West Virginia: I [I=white shell, anniversary logo, no
>stripe, white mask]
>Conference USA
>Charlotte: A
>Florida Atlantic: H [H=“D” with blue mask,
>/auto_rwdbsilarge/12071800.jpeg] [note that Southern
>Illinois also has a new helmet in that game]
>Florida International: A
>Marshall: (week 1 idle)
>Middle Tennessee: I
>Old Dominion: D
>Western Kentucky: A
>Louisiana Tech: D
>North Texas: G
>Rice: G
>Southern Mississippi: A
>Texas-El Paso: C [C=blue matte shell, oversized orange
>pick ax, no stripe, grey mask,
>Texas-San Antonio: A
>Akron: J [J= “G” with a gold “Z” replacing the
>kangaroo head,
>Bowling Green: E
>Buffalo: J [J=black matte shell, blue buffalo head
>logo, no stripe, black
>24x1024.jpg] (note that Albany also has a new helmet
>in that game)
>Kent State: B [B=white shell, monochrome enlarged
>logo, no stripe, blue mask,
>Miami (OH): C
>Ohio: A
>Ball State: I [I=“E” with a white mask,
>Central Michigan: A
>Eastern Michigan: L [L=“G” with a silver stripe and
>silver mask,
>Northern Illinois: G
>Toledo: Q [Q=“N” with a white rocket,
>Western Michigan: D
>Air Force: H (H=F-22 Raptor pattern,
>Boise State: F
>Colorado State: A
>New Mexico: H
>Utah State: B
>Wyoming: Q
>Fresno State: A
>Hawaii: BB (A=green; B=white; C=throwback)
>Nevada: B [A=white “2014-” helmet; B=“2008-2011”
>San Diego State: A
>San Jose State: A
>Nevada-Las Vegas: A
>California: A (week 1 idle)
>Oregon: H [this version of “H” is a matte shell]
>Oregon State: F [F=“A” with a full black mask,
>Stanford: A
>Washington: A
>Washington State: E [E=“1999-2007” helmet]
>Arizona: D
>Arizona State: A
>Colorado: A
>Southern California: A
>Utah: O [O=“F” with two red stripes,
>Florida: A
>Georgia: A
>Kentucky: B
>Missouri: C
>South Carolina: B [B=the “1989-1998” helmets without
>the white circle behind the logo,
>Tennessee: A
>Vanderbilt: G
>Alabama: A
>Arkansas: A
>Auburn: A
>Louisiana State: A
>Mississippi: A
>Mississippi State: D
>Texas A&M: A
>Sun Belt
>Appalachian State: A
>Arkansas State: I [the link from last year no longer
>works; new link:
>Georgia Southern: C [C=navy blue shell, gold eagle
>logo, gold stripe, gold mask,
>/chorus_image/image/50659219/598988858.0.jpg] [note
>that Savannah State also has a new helmet in that game]
>Georgia State: J [J=metallic blue shell, panther head,
>no stripe, metallic blue mask,
>Idaho: A
>Louisiana-Lafayette: M
>Louisiana-Monroe: G [G=“A” with “ULM” added beneath
>the hawk head,
>New Mexico State: C [C=“A” with crossed pistols on
>sides and no stripe,
>South Alabama: A
>Texas State: C
>Troy: C
>Army West Point: A
>Brigham Young: A
>Massachusetts: F
>Notre Dame: A

Western Michigan's helmet was a variation of "D," but a new helmet all together; white horse logo on both sides, and three tapering stripes down the middle.

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[> Re: Western Michigan -- Nameless, 18:46:43 09/06/16 Tue (

>Western Michigan's helmet was a variation of "D," but a new helmet all together; white horse logo on both sides, and three tapering stripes down the middle.

Ah, didn't notice the stripes. Thank you; that helmet is now designated as "T".

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