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    College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    I'm not sure I agree with this. I think we can find a few that are worse than ours.

    Top 10 Ugliest College Football Helmets


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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Personally I think the current helmet is better than most (maybe all) in the past 36 years I have seen. There have been some pretty horrific helmets in the past.


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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    The slideshow doesn't work for me. Anyone else?



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Unfortunately the other ugly helmets have a long history (sorry notre dame you are boring)

    The point about the bird in a blender was raised when we changed to I-State as was the fact that there are no fewer than 3 other schools that can be I-State. It was a good change as everyone needlessly hated on the bird for being too different (we ended up on several of these lists back then) I say we just complete what every hawk says we already tried to do and put a Trojan-esque picture of Cy on our helmets.

    Problem solved, can't hate on that for being ugly without calling USC ugly as well... and that wont happen



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Lost Letterman...who the hell are those guys?


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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    This is our best logo by far; too bad it's associated with a low point in our program:




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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Screw that, our uniforms are as good as they've been in decades.

    Haters gonna hate.



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    '76-'78 were the best of all, in my opinion. The Johnny Majors helmets of the early 70's were pretty cool too, what with the alternate colors.

    One problem I have with this list is that ISU always appeared on these lists with the last helmet design. We just can't please people.

    And that is one more thing I like about CPR. He discontinued the long standing tradition of a new coach bringing a new helmet with him, and just stuck with our current design.



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Agree, I have one sitting on my bookshelf.
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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    The helmets aren't bad at all and I don't mind them. That being said, I think we can do much better.



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    Quote Originally Posted by MartyFine View Post
    '76-'78 were the best of all, in my opinion. The Johnny Majors helmets of the early 70's were pretty cool too, what with the alternate colors.

    One problem I have with this list is that ISU always appeared on these lists with the last helmet design. We just can't please people.

    And that is one more thing I like about CPR. He discontinued the long standing tradition of a new coach bringing a new helmet with him, and just stuck with our current design.
    ISU's helmets are pretty bad.

    The helmets ISU wore in the throwback game a few years ago were the best and they should have kept them.

    Boise State or Oregon State should be on that list.



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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    I have mixed feelings about ours. I like the kind of brand we have for football, but I'd love to somehow throw a tornado of some sort out there. We are the Cyclones after all. I'd love to see a tornado make a comeback.

    Not against our current helmets though.


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    can you say awesome?




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    Re: College Football’s Top 10 Ugliest Helmets

    At this point just stick to a design. If you are successful you can put a woman's reproductive organs on your helmet and people will come to accept it.



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