Bill Simpson is an American race car driver who quickly became aware of the safety issues in racing after an accident that left him injured. After his accident, he dedicated his career to developing safety technology in the auto racing industry. His innovative designs and inventions have changed the auto racing industry forever, saving countless lives and improving racing safety.
Simpson knew he had to do something. It became clear to him that protection was not enough of a focus in the game of football or in current football helmet design. Because Simpson had an extensive history of protecting athletes from impacts, he knew he could create a solution that would provide superior protection for football players.
In 1920, the average lineman weighed 190 pounds. Today, the average is 300 pounds, a 63% increase.
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There is an estimated 31% increase in strength of linemen between 1991 to 2011.
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In 1979, the average offensive tackle was 6'4. In 2011, the average offensive tackle was 2 inches taller at 6'6.
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From 2009 to 2013, the number of reported concussions in the NFL increased by 58%.
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Are you looking for a football helmet that will provide you with superior protection? SG football helmets absorb impact instead of simply redirecting it, as other football helmets do. It’s time to change the game with a helmet that will provide the best protection available today.
SG football helmets are made from the lightest, strongest materials available. That means you can improve your speed and dexterity with a helmet that is half the weight and designed to help you move more easily. It’s time to improve your game with an SG football helmet.
If you have been trying to find a way to get better protection on the field, the SG helmet is your solution. Where other helmets are heavy and provide only basic protection, the SG helmet is light, strong, and absorbs impact.
SG’s helmet is made from high-tech materials. Carbon fiber is used in many high-end cars because it is light and strong. Kevlar® is used in bullet proof vests. The foam lining the inside of the helmet is licensed by NASA and is used in space.
“After playing years of football, I had grown to expect a sore neck and slight headache during the first few hitting practices of the season… with my SG helmet, that neck pain and headache never came. My SG helmet has made playing football more comfortable.” (Tyler Horn, Tennessee Titans Offensive Lineman)
If you are looking for a way to improve your game, the SG helmet could be the solution. Our design allows players to turn their heads more easily and the light materials make the helmet half the weight of other football helmets on the market.
Check out our online store and build the helmet you’ve been dreaming about. Our store offers thousands of different standard options – but you can also create a custom helmet design.