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Q: What does GU stand for on football helmets?
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What does the GU on the NFL helmets stand?

GU stands for Gene Upshaw a hall of fame linbacker who played for the raiders he passed away.


What does the GU stand for on the football jersey?

Gene Upshaw.


What is GU on football helmets?

The GU stands for Gene Upshaw's initials. Gene Upshaw was the Exectutive director of the NFL players association. Gene died August 20 2008.


In football what does the GU on the helments?

It stands for Gene Upshaw if you are talking about the GU on the NFL player's helmets. He just died in 2008 and was the president of the player's committee. He also used to play for the Oakland Raiders


Why is there a GU on the back of the NFL football helmets?

In 2008 the NFL placed the "GU" decals on the back of each player's helmet in honor of Gene Upshaw, a retired player and the head of the NFLPA who passed on recently.


What does GU stand for on the New England Patriot's helmets?

Gene Upshaw, former head of the NFL player's union, I believe. It is on other team's helmets too. Gene Upshaw, former head of the NFL player's union, I believe. It is on other team's helmets too.


What does the GU stand for on football players jerseys?

Gene Upshaw. He died before the season started.


What do the hammers stand for on the Florida state football helmets?

Those things are tomahawks paleface. Joking.


What does the orange crown stand for on the Virginia Tech football helmets?

ACC Coastal Division champions


What is the significance of the GU on football helmets?

It is for Gene Upshaw, a former player and president of the NFLPA. He is credited with doing a great deal for NFL players. He died earlier this year.


What does GU stand for on the left rear side of NFL helmets?

The GU is a tribute to Gerald Underthal the 15 year Oakland Raider hall-fame guard (#63) and player union executive director who passed away in August, 2008. The GU is for Gene Upshaw. All the players in the NFL wore them.


What does the GU stand for on pro football uniforms?

GU stands for Gene Upshaw. The patch represents Gene Upshaw because he was a big NFL union executive until he passed away in August, 2008.


What is GU at the Pats game?

The GU sticker on the helmets acknowledges the passing of Gene Upshaw, a former NFL player and head of the Players Union.


Who makes football helmets?

Companies that make football helmets include Riddell, Nokona, Schutt, Adams, and Nike.


How do football helmets help?

Helmets are designed to protect an football players head from a collision on the football field. With concussions be a main focus in American Football...helmets are evolving to help you remain as safe as possible when playing. Football is a contact sport and no equipment will totally protect you from injury or death. Call XO Sports....www.xosport.com to learn more about helmets.


Where can one purchase NFL football helmets online?

There are many places where one can purchase NFL football helmets online. One can purchase NFL football helmets at popular on the web sources such as Fanatics, Target, and eBay.


What were the first pads in football?

I have read in a book that the first football pads were leather helmets and that was it. No other pads but leather helmets.


Decals on football helmets?

I'm not quite sure what this question means. Football helmets normally do have decals and it is ok for them to have decals.


When did Football helmet get ear holes?

Helmets have always had earholes in football.


When did they start to use real football helmets in football?

Leather helmets were used from the 1900's through the 1940's. The first plastic helmets were in the 1950's-60's.


What do the horns on the vikings helmets stand for?

Vikings never had horns on their helmets.


Do you use helmets in flag football?

No. In flag football, you pull the flag out of the pants (Insted of tackling) and you wear helmets in football so when you get tackled, you won't get very hurt!


Are American football players poofs coz of the helmets?

the helmets protect them a lot


What were 1920 helmets made of?

Football and aviation (pilot) helmets were constructed of leather.


What teams have decals on helmets?

Lots of sports teams but manly football helmets.