Illini to Wear American Flag Inspired Helmets Saturday
CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois will have some Veterans Day flair for Saturday's game.
The university unveiled an American-themed helmet they'll wear against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The helmet has a base color of white, with a flag design colored into the block I. According to a tweet from the Illinois football account, the ten stars and stripes in the design represent the ten former players who've died in military combat.