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Sam Howell's Axiom helmet puts him a step ahead in vision, comfort and protectionSeptember 05, 2023
"It's the most comfortable helmet I've ever worn," Howell said. The increase in comfort level comes from the fact that Howell's helmet is specifically designed for him. The Axiom uses Riddell's "Tru-Fit System," which involves a scan of a player's head to get its exact shape. That information is then used to create a helmet that is unique to the individual.
Mansfield News Journal
It's football heaven: Riddell facility adds another layer to Ohio's reputation as football meccaAugust 28, 2023
Riddell, the biggest supplier of football helmets and football helmet services, has a 350,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility that is further engraining Ohio as the football mecca of the entire world. Every year, more than one million helmets make their way through the doors for reconditioning making the facility the leading conditioner of athletic equipment in the world.
South Delta Bulldogs give new meaning to ‘rebuilding year’ – with help from Archie ManningAugust 11, 2023
Manning also talked to Riddell, the football equipment company that serves as a major sponsor of the Manning family’s Manning Passing Academy. Riddell has made a sizable donation of equipment, including custom fit, state of the art helmets. The company already has sent a representative to measure the players. The equipment is on the way.
Wyoming News Now
Wyoming Football advances player safety through Riddell partnershipMarch 06, 2023
Through every tackle, touchdown and turnover, the Wyoming Cowboys have become innovators in the sport of football. A partnership with Riddell has seen the pokes take a front seat in advancing player safety. Through sensors inside the helmet, the university now has more data at their disposal on a day-to-day basis.
Bear River football taking safety to a new levelFebruary 23, 2023
The Riddell Axiom helmets are custom fit to players’ heads and have other safety features, including a third-generation sensor. The sensors allow for the creation weekly reports on which players are taking hits at different points of their head and what time it happened.
Crain's Chicago Business
These are Chicago's Most Innovative Companies 2022October 25, 2022
Riddell's efforts to help football players avoid concussions doesn't stop with the helmet. The company also has been developing technology to help coaches monitor what's happening to players heads while they're on the field. Riddell took advantage of technology improvements, adopting smaller, less-expensive sensors that connect to a cloud data-storage platform and mobile-phone app that will make the system cheaper, easier to use and more widely deployed.
The Future of Women's Football Is Wide Open for New Brand PartnershipsOctober 24, 2022
Football is a brutal, punishing sport that exacts a toll from those who play it. Putting on the helmet, pads and jersey before slogging through tryouts, practices and weekly games is a bit easier when your reward is something more than victory or love...
Prairie State Pigskin
Smart helmet technology makes its way into Illinois State-Southern Illinois rivalryOctober 05, 2022
This past January, Riddell — the world’s leading football helmet manufacturer — announced its latest headgear design “for comfort and safety”. This fall, two Illinois FCS programs are putting it to use on the field.