Photo: Gophers to wear 'Epilepsy Awareness' decal on alternate helmet

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Photo: Gophers to wear 'Epilepsy Awareness' decal on alternate helmet

Minnesota will wear its new gold alternate Saturday vs. Big Ten East leader Ohio State.

[ MORE: Read more about the Go-Pher Epilepsy Awareness Game ]

That’s cool and all.

The real story here is that the new lid, debuted Oct. 11 vs. Northwestern, will have an “Epilepsy Awareness” decal on the back to celebrate national epilepsy awareness month.

This will mark Minnesota’s third annual Go-Pher Epilepsy Awareness Game.

Jerry Kill is one of the 2.2 million people in the United States who has epilepsy, which the foundation describes as anyone who has had two unprovoked seizures. Kill’s condition has been well-documented, and he has vowed to stand up for people with epilepsy.

 

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