Virginia Tech’s new “hokie stone” helmets have an interesting look, that’s for sure. But while many have criticized the overall design, there is one particular element to the lid that everyone can agree is a great touch. The school decided to put the number “430” on the back to honor the 430 VT alumni who have given their lives for our country. The school’s equipment handle tweeted out both a photo and an explanation tonight:
— VT Equipment Room (@VTFBEquipment) September 26, 2013
These ACC schools are really going hard on the patriotism this week – great stuff.