GU stands for Gene Upshaw a hall of fame linbacker who played for the raiders he passed away.
The GU stands for Gene Upshaw's initials. Gene Upshaw was the Exectutive director of the NFL players association. Gene died August 20 2008.
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
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.
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.
Gene Upshaw. He died before the season started.
Those things are tomahawks paleface. Joking.
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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.
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.
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.
The GU sticker on the helmets acknowledges the passing of Gene Upshaw, a former NFL player and head of the Players Union.
Companies that make football helmets include Riddell, Nokona, Schutt, Adams, and Nike.
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.
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.
I have read in a book that the first football pads were leather helmets and that was it. No other pads but leather 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.
Helmets have always had earholes 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.
Vikings never had horns on their helmets.
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!
the helmets protect them a lot
Football and aviation (pilot) helmets were constructed of leather.
Lots of sports teams but manly football helmets.