College Football 2013 Preview: 25 Most Interesting New Helmets

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A few years back, the Oregon Ducks football team made a very significant discovery: sometimes football recruits will choose one school over another simply because they think they’ll look better in that school’s uniforms. Is that rational? Of course not. The uniforms you wear don’t affect whether you win or lose or wind up making millions of dollars in the NFL. But if I remember my own high school days correctly, high school kids aren’t always that rational.

In any case, Oregon started getting more and more creative with their uniforms, and now almost every program in the country is following suit. The result? This year there is an unprecedented number of new college football uniforms, and the most drastic changes you’ll see are the helmets.

Today we’re going to be taking a look at the most interesting new helmets of the 2013 college football season. And by “interesting” I do not mean “best.” Sure, some of the helmets you’ll see here are phenomenal. Others, however, are pretty terrible. I guarantee you, though, that they are all going to get noticed—and that’s pretty much the whole point.

Take a look…