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June 26, 2018
Y-City News

Zanesville implementing Riddell InSite technology next season

It’s possible these kind of impacts might be missed, which poses a much bigger problem. If a player has the symptoms of a concussion, but his coaches are unaware, there could be catastrophic consequences down the road. This is exactly why Zanesville High School is introducing Riddell InSite technology in their helmets next season. Unveiled in 2013, the sensors placed in helmets track head impacts and relay information on the hits to a coach or trainer on the sideline, who uses a small handheld device to gauge what kind of force the hit had.
June 21, 2018
Daily Comet

Mannings returning to Nicholls for annual passing academy MOST POPULAR

Many people have circled Thursday on their calendar as the official start of summer. But for aspiring college quarterbacks, Thursday is circled for a completely different reason. It’s the official start of the Manning Passing Academy.
June 21, 2018
American Press

Football player safety goes high-tech

When the McNeese State football team takes the field for the 2018 season, it will do so with the Cowboys wearing some state-of-the-art technology on their heads. Less than two weeks after announcing a $100,000 donation to provide Riddell’s InSite Smart Helmet Technology to every varsity football player in Calcasieu Parish, The Lake Charles Memorial Foundation provided McNeese with a $15,000 check in the End Zone room in the McNeese Football Fieldhouse to bring the helmets and their technology to the college level in Lake Charles.
June 13, 2018
Land of 10

The promise that led to Iowa jumping to the forefront on helmet safety

Iowa was among the last college football teams to dump padded football helmets, and Greg Morris needed to say something. This was more than a quarter-century ago, and the Hawkeyes’ equipment manager wasn’t sold on the newer air-pressure helmets. Padding, he thought, had more potential.
June 08, 2018
Elite Sports NY

Peyton Manning teams with Riddell for another year of ‘Smarter Football’

The great two-time Super Bowl champ Peyton Manning is teaming up with Riddell for another year of “Smarter Football.” The most critical thing for a youth football player when stepping out onto a football field is to have fun while also competing to try and win. But for coaches and parents, there’s another part of football that is very important and that is keeping the players safe while playing this great game.
June 07, 2018
Keep Me Current

Youth football gets safer helmets for new season

A grant from a foundation run by New England Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski will help make youth football in the city a little safer. Westbrook Youth Football recently received a $10,000 grant from the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation to purchase Riddell Speed helmets for the youth tackle program.
June 07, 2018
Coach & AD

Riddell, Peyton Manning team up to offer equipment grants

Riddell today announced the launch of its annual Smarter Football initiative. Special for the fourth season of the program, Riddell and brand ambassador and strategic advisor Peyton Manning teamed up to unveil “18 in 18,” inviting teams to apply for 18 total equipment grants — increasing the amount from previous years’ ten.
June 07, 2018
NBC 9 News

Peyton Manning, Riddell team up to provide equipment grants

Peyton Manning is again lending his support to football helmet manufacturer Riddell as it provides equipment grants across the country to teams as part of the company's Smarter Football initiative. The "18 in 18" program which launches Tuesday nearly doubles the 10 grants that Riddell awarded last year with Manning's input.
June 07, 2018
SGB Media

Riddell Kicks Off Fourth Annual Smarter Football Program

Riddell on Tuesday announced the launch of the company’s annual Smarter Football initiative. Special for the fourth season of the program, Riddell and brand ambassador and strategic advisor Peyton Manning teamed up to unveil ’18 in 18′, inviting teams to apply for 18 total equipment grants–increasing the amount from previous years’ 10.
June 05, 2018
CBS 4 Denver

Manning, Riddell Team Up To Provide Equipment Grants

Peyton Manning is again lending his support to football helmet manufacturer Riddell as it provides equipment grants across the country to teams as part of the company’s Smarter Football initiative. The “18 in 18” program which launches Tuesday nearly doubles the 10 grants that Riddell awarded last year with Manning’s input.
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