In the News
May 13, 2019
Carbon is excited to share that our #ProtectItAll campaign won two 2019 Marketers That Matter® (MTM) awards in both the Marketing Campaign and the Driving Growth categories. These awards are recognition of our strong partnership with Riddell and, most importantly, show how true collaboration and innovative marketing can be used to help our customers succeed.
May 08, 2019
Boonville Daily News
The Boonville Pirates football team has already started on its new look for the 2019 season. "All of our kids wear a Riddell Revolution Speed or Riddell Revolution Speed Flex, which is a top rated helmet by the University of Virginia Tech study," Boonville Pirates football coach Greg Hough said.
May 03, 2019
Manufactured by Riddell, one of the top helmet makers in North America, the new helmets are a top-of-the-line, world-class model akin to what you’d see in the NFL. But what’s unique is that they contain sensors that monitor and record nearly each head impact, large or small.
May 01, 2019
The Miami Dolphins and Baptist Health South Florida yesterday surprised the Ronald W. Reagan Doral Senior High School football team with equipment to help create a safer and healthier environment for their program. The donated equipment included Junior Dolphins and Baptist Health branded shirts, shoulder pads reconditioned by Riddell, down markers, tackling pads and dummies, a sled, cleats and Gatorade product.
April 24, 2019
As the Yale football team prepares for its 147th season in the fall, the Bulldogs are sporting new gear to help get their heads in the game.
The Bulldogs locked in their class of 2023, ran a youth clinic-turned-annual-tradition in New Haven for local high school students and donned a new set of helmets — custom designed for each player to help minimize impact in a sport where concussion safety has become paramount. With the upgrade, Yale became the first school in the Football Championship Subdivision whose players are all equipped in helmets fit with customized technology from helmet-maker Riddell, which outfits most professional football players.
April 17, 2019
Every year, Riddell helps out high school football programs with equipment under its “Smarter Football” grant. Peyton Manning is Riddell’s brand ambassador, and takes part in these giveaways. Riddell chose 10 other teams to each receive a $10,000 grant for their program.
But the company chose only one team — Peoria High School -- for the elaborate equipment gifts and visit with Manning. The company proclaimed the Lions its “Team of the Future.”
April 08, 2019
Three high schools in Anderson District 1 are set to receive upgrades in athletic equipment. Anderson School District 1 purchased 90 new football helmets each for Palmetto, Powdersville and Wren high schools. Riddell made a presentation to the schools for rights to make their helmets and received the bid. According to the coaches, each helmet comes with a built-in system that gives impact data and warnings to coaches and trainers if a player sustains a hit that’s deemed dangerous.
March 26, 2019
When spring football practice starts for the Iowa Hawkeyes on Wednesday, they'll once again take the field with an edge in equipment. CBS2/FOX28 featured the Hawkeyes' instillation of Riddell's Precision-Fit helmets last spring. Every player - aside from incoming freshmen - was given a helmet with their exact measurements and specifications.
March 15, 2019
If you spend enough time watching football, you might see it. If you spend enough time playing football, you already know it. But spend enough time in Rogersville, Tennessee, and you are guaranteed to feel it: Football is more than just a game.
March 05, 2019
Leif M. Wright
The Warner Public Schools football program has recently invested in Riddell’s InSite smart helmet technology, which now includes InSite Training Tool. ITT is Riddell’s latest innovation in head impact monitoring technology and will now offer the Eagles the unique opportunity to use a sabermetric approach to athlete protection.