Tech’s equipment room Twitter account put out this picture of what the Hokies wear tonight against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl. It’s a maroon matte helmet with an orange Fighting Gobbler logo on the side of it, the first time the team has gone with the look.
The stripes down the middle are fancier (and abbreviated) too. On the back is a smaller version of the “Prevail” decal the team wore in practice this week to honor victims in the Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech shootings.
The helmets will be auctioned off after the game, with part of the proceeds going to the Sandy Hook fund.
In point-spread news, it looks like a lot of late money came in on Rutgers. The line went from Virginia Tech by 2 to a pick ‘em since this morning.
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