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Gallaudet Bison reach Sweet 16 round in Helmet Bowl III, vote for Gallaudet daily

Helmet Bowl III graphic - vote for the Gallaudet Bison at A Gallaudet Bison football helmet sits on the Field Turf. A GU Bison logo is on the right hand side of the graphic. A Helmet Bowl III logo is in the lower lefthand corner.

WASHINGTON - Gallaudet University is one of 16 teams left standing in Helmet Bowl III presented by Helmet Tracker. The Bison are the No. 2 seed in the South Region and are going up against No. 4 seed University of Richmond in the third round. The winner will advance to the quarterfinal round of the national tournament to find the best football helmet in the country.

People can vote by logging onto or via this direct link:

Fans are encouraged to use all of their devices and browsers to vote, no need to login, until the polls close on Monday, Dec. 23, at noon (EST).

Gallaudet's helmet won its conference (Eastern Collegiate Football Conference) for a third straight year and was seeded second in the South Region. In the first round, GU dispatched No. 15 seed Austin College Kangaroos (61 percent to 39 percent). In the second round, Gallaudet took down No. 9 seed Ole Miss from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by the margin of 56 percent to 44 percent.

Gallaudet won Helmet Bowl I, two years ago, and reached the "Sweet 16" round last year before losing to Lafayette College. Dickinson College (NCAA Division III) won Helmet Bowl II last year.

Fans can vote daily from all of their devices here:


  • You don't need to vote on every match up
  • There are four more rounds before Helmet Bowl III crowns its champion
  • To help Gallaudet advance far in Helmet Bowl III, vote for Gallaudet, St. Thomas, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and the two DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) local teams University of Maryland and U.S. Naval Academy

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