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Look: Rankings Reveal The No. 1 Helmet In The SEC

An Alabama Crimson Tide Helmet

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Uniforms are a big part of what makes college football so great. And over the weekend, 247Sports' Matt Howe put together his rankings of the top 25 helmets in the nation for 2022.

There are a number of iconic helmets in the SEC. But, according to Howe, one sits well above the others:

The Alabama Crimson Tide.

A detailed view of Alabama Crimson Tide helmets in a pile during the celebration after the CFP National Championship.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: A detailed view of Alabama Crimson Tide helmets in a pile during the celebration after the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Alabama won 26-23. (Photo by

"Alabama's helmet has pretty much stayed the same since the 1960s, with a crimson base and white numbers on the sides," Howe wrote.

But sometimes there's beauty in simplicity. This allows Bama's helmets to stand the test of time. The single-stripe with the numbers on the side will never go out of style.

It also helps that those shells have been associated with so many national titles over the program's history.

Other SEC helmets that made Howe's list are LSU, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Auburn.