In the News
July 02, 2019
USA Football’s 2019 Protection Tour continued last Friday night in Santa Clara, Calif., home of the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium and SAP Performance Facility. Bay Area youth players and their families joined USA Football, Riddell and the 49ers for an evening of fun, fitness and football.
June 29, 2019
To the untrained eye, Thursday morning at Ford Field looked like an ordinary summer day. A group of young children were going through football drills and scrimmaging with the kind of exuberance you’d expect from kids during summer playing on the same field of their favorite professional team. That alone is a treat of its own, but for the Detroit Lions, it’s just another summer. The team has held these kind of youth football camps every summer for the past 16 years.
June 25, 2019
The USA Football 2019 Protection Tour began Sunday in Philadelphia, the first of six stops this summer. The tour kicked off with nearly 200 youth players and their families out at the Philadelphia Eagles’ NovaCare Complex for a free event in which they learned the game’s fundamentals from some of the area’s top youth coaches and safety experts.
The athletes were individually fit for helmets for the upcoming season by Riddell, and parents were educated on how to ensure their child has the proper protection to enjoy the fun and fitness of football.
June 24, 2019
Riddell recently unveiled Peoria High School as its Team of the Future to celebrate the launch of the 2019 Smarter Football program. The Peoria High School Lions, known for their progressive approach to football, became one of the first high schools in the country completely outfitted with the latest in football head protection and smart helmet technologies.
May 30, 2019
There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn’t mean manufacturers won’t chase that goal.
A tour of the Riddell headquarters makes that absolutely clear. Innovation, imagination, analytics, all with advancements in the product and enhancements of player safety as the objective.
Those advancements have occurred in this century at varied paces. Some improvements have developed over a period of years, while others — particularly nowadays with so many steps forward in technology and analytics — happened rapidly and will continue to do so.
May 20, 2019
The Green Bay Packers and USA Football recently awarded grants for new equipment, uniforms and other resources to several youth and scholastic football programs throughout Wisconsin. According to a press release issued by the team Monday, the grants provided the following resources from USA Football partners: football equipment from Riddell...
May 20, 2019
Alongside the NFL Foundation and USA Football, the Ravens awarded equipment grants to 15 other Baltimore-area youth and school-based programs. Each equipment grant is valued at $1,000 and provides resources such as: tackle football equipment from Riddell, flag football equipment, uniforms, field and practice equipment, wearable technology from Catapult and more.
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.