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Helmets flying off

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by lvbuff, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. lvbuff

    lvbuff Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone else noticed that helmets tend to fly off during games a lot more than they used to? I can remember a few scattered instances over the last 25 years of watching CFB but it seems that in the last year or two it happens a lot more often.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. MrFrumpylane

    MrFrumpylane Well-Known Member

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    Players like the Brett Favre look.
     
  3. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Players have smaller heads?
     
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  4. The Guest

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    Helmet snaps are outsourced to China.
     
  5. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    I just can't wait till when we are watching a play some day:

    Announcer: "oh another helmet just came off...Oh my god! The head is still in it!"
     
  6. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Maybe helmets are being designed to take more of the shock from impact without transferring the force to the melon. So, maybe they don't fit as tight, or something, as they used to? Hell, I don't know. I think you are just making **** up.
     
  7. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King Club Member

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    or maybe they dont strap em up
     
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    fify
     
  9. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    The guys with the big hair are definitely more prone to helmet pop.
     
  10. GoBuffs08

    GoBuffs08 Well-Known Member

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    Hawkins said things were about to pop.
     
  11. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Marketing strategy. Get your face out there, get noticed, ???, profit.
     
  12. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    It's their way of taking their helmets off on the field without drawing the 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
     
  13. UrbanaBuff

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    It is trendy to have a loose chinstrap.
     

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