In the News
October 29, 2018
The Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets are using a new tool in the fight against head injury - high tech helmets.
Players are wearing Riddell Speedflex helmets with the insight training tool, which monitors concussions and player impact tendencies.
October 26, 2018
The University of Tulsa and Union High School football teams both used the Riddell helmet sensor system, Insite, as part of research studies.
Riddell created Insite in 2013. There are five sensors in each helmet that report different head impacts to a handheld device.
October 25, 2018
News 12 New Jersey
"Madison football has seen that our numbers have stayed, if not gone up through this, where a lot of towns can’t say that,” says league president Tom Leck.
The helmets are made by the company Riddell and cost $300. Families pay $200 for the helmets, with the rest covered by donations.
October 15, 2018
Adidas partnered with Riddell to apply the Mud Dogs familiar logo to modern helmet technology so the players wearing the throwback jerseys wouldn’t be stuck in 1990s technology like Boucher while still looking authentic.
October 11, 2018
The team is using Riddell InSite Impact Response System helmets, according to UT Austin athletic trainer Anthony Pass. The helmets are equipped with sensors that measure the acceleration of a hit, as well as the location, direction and severity. The sensors then send this data to a handheld device, enabling training staff to keep tabs on each player during practices and games.
October 02, 2018
In 2016, the city of Rancho Cordova funded a three-year grant to purchase helmet-based head impact monitoring technology, as well as 180 helmets from Riddell, to address and prevent head injuries and concussions.
September 28, 2018
But, it's not just the paint job that's new, it's also what's under the hood; a new technology from Riddell Helmets called Insite that makes the Rattlers new look just as much a safety statement as it is a fashion statement.
September 26, 2018
With the sport’s newest equipment technology, the St. Olaf College Football program is making moves to prioritize player safety by introducing helmets that will monitor the in-game head health of players.
This season the team will use helmets outfitted with Riddell’s InSite Impact Response System, a unique program that alerts medical staff and coaches when players receive potentially dangerous hits to the head during games or practices.
September 25, 2018
The Florence-Henry Falcons just got their biggest touchdown yet, off the field, by grabbing the attention of a former NFL quarterback. With one of the best plays their coach has ever come up with, the team is getting a whole new set of equipment and a surprise from Peyton Manning.
September 24, 2018
Poinciana High is still looking for its first football victory of the year, but a grant the Eagles recent secured a $10,000 grant from supplier Riddell to retrofit its collection of football equipment.
PHS was one of 18 schools to earn the grant as a winner of Riddell’s ’18 in 18’ Smarter Football program. The “18 in 18” pays homage to the number Peyton Manning wore throughout his NFL career, and he joined Riddell as part of his role as brand ambassador in reviewing applications to help select the 18 winning teams.