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23. What college football team wears helmets virtually identical to the iconic winged helmets made famous by the University of Michigan?

The Fightin’ Blue Hens of the University of Delaware wear helmets that closely resemble the maize and blue helmets worn by Michigan. The Michigan design dates to when Fritz Crisler coached the Wolverines in the 1930s and ‘40s and decided to paint the team’s distinctive leather helmets to make pass receivers easier to spot downfield.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens of the University of Delaware wear helmets that closely resemble the maize and blue helmets worn by Michigan. The Michigan design dates to when Fritz Crisler coached the Wolverines in the 1930s and ‘40s and decided to paint the team’s distinctive leather helmets to make pass receivers easier to spot downfield.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens of the University of Delaware wear helmets that closely resemble the maize and blue helmets worn by Michigan. The Michigan design dates to when Fritz Crisler coached the Wolverines in the 1930s and ‘40s and decided to paint the team’s distinctive leather helmets to make pass receivers easier to spot downfield.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens of the University of Delaware wear helmets that closely resemble the maize and blue helmets worn by Michigan. The Michigan design dates to when Fritz Crisler coached the Wolverines in the 1930s and ‘40s and decided to paint the team’s distinctive leather helmets to make pass receivers easier to spot downfield.

AP/TONY DING
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Duke

 

Clemson

 

Delaware

 

Wake Forest

 
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