Get a first-look at Wisconsin's new alternate helmet

Get a first-look at Wisconsin's new alternate helmet

YouTube.com/WisconsinAthletics

YouTube.com/WisconsinAthletics

The Wisconsin football team unveiled a new alternate helmet Thursday that it will wear in Week 2 vs. Tennessee Tech and, possibly, for other games this season. The Badgers revealed the helmet to the players in a YouTube video that is included at the bottom of this post.

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The lid’s design is very similar to Wisconsin’s primary one. In fact, it is the same, only Wisconsin flipped the colors of the shell, facemask and stripe down the middle.

Seeing as how the Badgers plan to wear the alternate Sept. 7 at Camp Randall Stadium, I can’t help but wonder if they will rock an all-red ensemble. Wisconsin has gone red-on-red before (here, here and here), but not with a red helmet.

Personally, I think the lid would look best as a road alternate, paired with red pants.

See the differences below:

YouTube/WisconsinAthletics

YouTube.com/WisconsinAthletics

Watch the Wisconsin Athletics YouTube video:

About Brent Yarina BTN.com senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.
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