Equipment Manager Whitney Neel of Indiana State sent us a new helmet image and that lifted the Sycamores to the top of the Missouri Valley this week. Can they continue to press the Illinois State Redbirds and North Dakota State Bison?
Merchant Marine Mariners once again won the New England W&M Athletic, but this time by a much wider margin. Who is driving the votes there? All hands, it seems, are on deck.
Strong voting in the PAC-12 saw the Washington Huskies edge both the Utah Utes, who have scored points in Helmet Bowl, and the mighty Oregon Ducks, who have just one point. We should also mention the Oregon State Beavers who also have one point. Who wants the PAC-12? It's up for grabs with a four-way tie for first place.
Eleven teams have captured all four points possible so far in Helmet Bowl I, a perfect score: Navy Midshipmen (American Athletic), Central Michigan Chippewas (Mid-American), San Diego State Aztecs (Mountain West), Army Black Knights (FBS Independents), Howard Bison (Mid-Eastern Athletic), Bowie State Bulldogs (Central Intercollegiate Athletic), Valdosta State Blazers (Gulf South), Texas-Permian Basin Falcons (Lone Star), Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (Centennial), Merchant Marine Mariners (New England W&M Athletic), Thomas More Saints (Presidents' Athletic),
Top 5 Conference with Week 4 votes, in order: Conference USA, Mountain West, Big 10, Mid-Eastern Athletic, Gulf South.
Top 5 Teams with Week 4 votes, in order: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, Valdosta State Blazers, Howard Bison, San Diego State Aztecs, NW Missouri State Bearcats
The NW Missouri State Bearcats slipped by the Central Missouri Mules at Arrowhead Field Saturday, then handily beat the Mules in Week 4 Helmet Bowl voting. They are tied atop the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Conference in Helmet Bowl I.
Valdosta State Blazers continue to dominate the Gulf South. This is a story. We’ll chase the Blazers Equipment Room staff this week and let you know what we find out.
Army Black Knights have won every week’s contest, but just squeaked by Notre Dame Fighting Irish this week by one vote. Will the Irish army arise and start winning?
Southern Miss Golden Eagles destroyed the competition in Conference USA, amassing more votes than the other 13 conference teams combined.