College Football Team’s Awesome New Helmets Are Going Viral

first_imgHawaii football celebrates interception at Michigan.ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 03: Damien Packer #21 of the Hawaii Warriors celebrates a first quarter interception with teammates while playing the Michigan Wolverines on September 3, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)Hawaii football is the reason that we get these four “Week 0” football games. Teams that face Hawaii can schedule 13 regular season games, and get the option of playing ahead of the first full week of college football games.The Rainbow Warriors are doing just that this week, playing on the road at Mountain West foe Colorado State.Hawaii broke out some awesome new helmets for the occasion. They’re celebrating the islands while on the mainland.Popular Hawaiian broadcaster Robert Kekaula gave a sneak peak of the slick new lids before the game.Here are the Hawaii football helmets that the Rainbow Warriors are currently sporting.Someone please show me a better looking helmet than this.#NoCan pic.twitter.com/Rok51i5U1K— Robert Kekaula (@RKekaula) August 25, 2018The helmets have the islands on one side and the school’s ‘H’ logo on the other. Its an appropriate tribute, as Hawaii prepares for Hurricane Lane.Hawaii entered the game as a pretty big underdog. However, they got on the board first against the Rams.On the first drive of the game, Hawaii went down the field 75 yards in 10 plays. On fourth and goal from the four yard line, head coach Nick Rolovich made the gutsy call to go for it.Cole McDonald hit John Ursua in traffic for the score.Something everyone has missed saying…TOUCHDOWN! pic.twitter.com/2z1UUngDfA— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) August 25, 2018Colorado State answered on the ensuing drive. K.J. Carta-Samuels found Olabisi Johnson for a 10 yard touchdown pass to cap a 14-play, 85 yard drive.Go up and get it!Olabisi Johnson’s first TD of the year ties it up for @CSUFootball. pic.twitter.com/0gGTdM0hKI— CBS Sports Network (@CBSSportsNet) August 26, 2018It has been all-offense in the first FBS vs. FBS game of the college football season. Tune into CBS Sports Network for a fun one.last_img