Helmets From Heart of Dallas Bowl On Sale - And Going Fast

The helmets worn by North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl

The helmets worn by North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl

UPDATED: Friday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m.

Now is your chance to own a piece of history. The actual game-worn helmets that the Mean Green football team wore in the Heart of Dallas Bowl victory on New Year's Day are available for purchase through the North Texas ticket office.

As of Friday afternoon, more than 25 of the bowl helmets had been purchased. The remaining helmets are for the following uniform numbers: 1, 5, 6, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 29, 32, 34, 36, 39, 46, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 56, 58, 59, 65, 71, 72, 76, 78, 79, 83, 84, 85, 87, 91, 92, 94, 95, 98 and 99.

The helmets, which feature a carbon-fiber black wrap and a metallic green eagle logo, is an original design specifically made for the Heart of Dallas Bowl and will never be worn again.

To purchase on of the bowl helmets, contact the North Texas Athletics Ticket Office at 940-565-2527 or 800-868-2366. Cost of the helmets is $400, and helmets of specific players are only available for those which have not already been purchased. To check the availability of a specific helmet, contact Eric Capper at Eric.Capper@unt.edu.

North Texas won the Heart of Dallas Bowl, 36-14, over UNLV. The Mean Green will begin the 2014 season in Austin, Texas, against the Longhorns on Aug. 30. Tickets for the 2014 season can be purchased online at http://www.meangreensports.com/tickets.


 

 

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