PHOTO: Southern Miss to wear stars-and-stripes helmet decals

By Jerry Hinnen | Staff Writer

Rutgers tweaked its helmets to incorporate the stars-and-stripes into their decals for its game against Army Saturday, and came away with a 28-7 win. So if a similar tweak does anything similar for Southern Miss against UTEP this weekend, there will some very happy fans in Hattiesburg.

The Golden Eagles are suffering through their worst season in decades at a miserable 0-10. But Saturday's home date with the Miners will be Military Appreciation Day, and the Eagles will still celebrate it with these special decals (from the Southern Miss equipment department's Twitter feed):

USM's Eagles are Golden rather than bald, but there's still some nice synergy here, no?

HT: UniWatch

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

College Football Video

August 30, 2015
Most significant preseason college football injuries (2:07)
August 29, 2015
Oregon players confident in Vernon Adams
August 29, 2015
Cam Cameron ready for the start of the season
August 28, 2015
Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman


Most Popular Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now