LSU football unveils air-conditioned helmets for players
The LSU athletic department knows this — whether it’s on the field or the recruiting trail. Earlier this week players were shown new helmets that are air-conditioned. The AC helmets cool the players’ heads for up to five years.A video of the player’s reactions was shared on social media. A recent story from Athlon Sports detailed the helmets’ features and the reaction from the LSU players.
Below is an excerpt from the Athlon Sports story.
“Not gonna lie this is fire,” one user marveled.
#LSU continues going above and beyond to ensure elite on-field performance.
Utilizing advancements in helmet technology is another piece this program has added.
The “air conditioned” helmets have received rave reviews from Mekhi Wingo, Mac Markway and more. pic.twitter.com/7Eg2eooFc8
— Zack Nagy (@znagy20) May 31, 2023
“This will 100% be an advantage,” another football fan observed.
One fan had a humorous angle, joking, “Can’t wait until I tell my kids our helmets didn’t even have AC back in my day.”
Those curious about the helmets’ design and parent company can visit Tigeraire’s website here. The Bayou-based business described its credo as follows.
To read the full story from Athlon Sports about the new LSU helmets, click here.