What’s inside a Football Helmet?

What’s inside a Football Helmet?

– Welcome back to What’s Inside. I’m Lincoln, and this is Dan. – Today we are here at the
BYU football facilities in Provo, Utah. We wanted to kick off the
college football season right, by coming down and getting
ourselves an authentic, game worn BYU college football helmet. The cool thing about this helmet is it’s signed by Ty Detmer. In 1990 he won this Heisman Trophy award for the best college athlete of the year out of all college football. So Lincoln’s holding the
helmet from 2014 season, and it’s right next to
the helmet from 1990. Big difference in the helmets. (Lincoln laughs) I’m sure it helps a lot with concussions, and it’s a lot safer than
what they used to wear, but here’s a closer look
at the Heisman Trophy. Beautiful place, one of the
most beautiful college settings, in all of America with
the Y on the mountain, and hopefully this turns out
to be a great season for them. Are you excited buddy? – Yeah. – This is the entrance
to the BYU locker room, and the first game of the
season is against Nebraska. 1984 BYU won the national championship. Here’s the trophy. Check out this giant
bronze beauty, it is huge. (upbeat music) – Here you go bud. – Thank you. – You’re very welcome. – We’re back home with
this BYU football helmet. You can see scratches on
it, and different dents. This this was definitely worn in a game. The stickers, represent
good plays, key plays, somebody made during the season. We’ve taken some paper and tape and covered up the two signatures on here. That way the little
particles don’t damage it, because this helmet it’s painful. We are just BYU fans, they didn’t help us make
this video or anything. We love BYU, so to cut this this in half, it’s kind of painful to do, so I want to do the best I can to keep it into a straight line, so that afterwards we
have two separate helmets that can go on the wall. It’ll look really cool that way. One thing that I think is interesting, is that you can see on the helmet, there’s a little nozzle
right here and right here, where you can put in a nozzle and pump up part of the
helmet so it fits better. So let’s get to the cutting. Sound good? – Yeah. (upbeat music) – Come on out, check this out. – Yay. – We’re getting pretty far a long here. – Wow. – Check it out. – You’re almost there, and
you, take it apart right now. – You can pull it apart. – Huh? ( Dan yells) (Dan laughs) – Oh man. – That looks so cool. – Alright let’s take a look
and see what’s in there. Look at that, – It’s mostly plastic. – Here’s the helmet, plastic,
and then the face guard. Pretty sweet, I mean
picture that on the wall, how cool that it’s going to be. We take off the signature,
and see who this one is. – It’s.. – It’s Tye Detmer. – I thought it was going
to be plastic inside of it, but there was more pads than
we thought would be inside. – Yeah let’s look at the pad side of it. So we got all these pads
that go along with it. You can kind of see on here
it’s just these pads right here, that are covered with this soft stuff. It has a little bit of gel in it. Here’s the one that has the little plug, where you can fill it up, and it looks like doesn’t
fill up much of it with air, just that little section, and then if you want to see here, Lincoln hold on to that, here’s what the pads look like, and this one is the one
that goes right on the back, and you can see it’s just this foam stuff. – So that’s what’s inside
of a football helmet. – That was a lot of fun right? We got to meet a football player, it may have taken us two and
a half hours to stand there and wait for Taysom Hill, but I wanted to leave, but Lincoln was like “No! We need to stay, “we need to wait for him.” So, I’m glad that we waited. Now we have a signature from Tye Detmer, a signature of Taysom Hill. Hopefully this guy can
win the Heisman this year, that would be a great success for BYU, and here is the helmet, there’s the pads, there’s the inside of the helmet. – The outside of the helmet. – If you like this video,
please like it below, and go watch some of our other videos. We really appreciate your support. (upbeat music) (tiger growl) (Lincoln vocalizing) – That is what’s… That is what’s inside of
a “SsshhFootball” helmet. – A ‘SsshhFootball’ helmet? (Lincoln laughs) – Okay, go ahead , try it again. – So really not much to the helmet. – Ah, my foot. – Which foot? Okay. – Let’s take off some of these pads. – Ow. – Oh. – Owie, again. – Take this off. (Lincoln laughs) (Dan laughs) – Nice. – Click our others if you
have some time, thanks a lot. – Hello. – Okay, that good? – Yup

Comments (100)

  1. I live in Nebraska and we gonna beat them

  2. The helmets are a hell of a lot lighter on your head than you think they feel so heavy in your hands but are so light on your head if it fits right

  3. Do a what's inside what's inside a ironing board

  4. Bro WTF that is not cheep

  5. Taysom hill plays for the Packers! He did really good in the last preseason game

  6. That is a $300 dollar helement

  7. What's inside a wwe action figure

  8. This kid has clearly never played a game of football in his life

  9. What inside a helmet?? Your head!!!

  10. Lincoln should have tried the helmet on first

  11. Supposed to be a head…

  12. Why would u cut one with 2 signatures???

  13. Cut open a cricket helmet

  14. U ruined perfect memorabilia

  15. U could've buoyed a helmet from a store

  16. do you know every football helmet is made by riddell

  17. This hurt me so bad?

  18. I LOOOOOOOVVVEEE BYU and my sunday school teachers sons are both on the team in january their name's braden&dalen!

  19. From Utah. Go figure.

  20. Were my C.S.U fans at ???!?

  21. that more pads than I have

  22. you guys just waist money


  24. qué poca madre me lo hubieras regalado

  25. You guys should cut open an ACH

  26. They are so dumb, should've just took the fac mask off if they weren't tryin to ruin it like t.h.a.t.

  27. Now I know why there are so many concussions?????.

  28. now Taysom Hill signs it really


  30. Can i have the pading..

  31. Have you ever heard of Imagine Dragons ?

  32. That is not fo1otball because that is rugbe

  33. that was cool when you guys got them names sign

  34. You should do what's inside a mini football helmet

  35. I know how much football helmets cost and this killed me

  36. You know how you said gel that is sweat the soft pads obsorbe sweat

  37. My papa likes utah

  38. I have all my fingers trap trap trap I have all my fingers now

  39. I go chop chop chop with a very very sharp knife

  40. A Break by fingers instantly

  41. Any body watching in 2021

  42. Just buy a Riddell speed wtf you u had to ruin this helmet

  43. Day after my birthday

  44. I like the cougars, Washington State Cougars

  45. You can like what you want to like

  46. I played football ? and I had to wear a helmet that looked like that

  47. Go Ohio state!!!!

  48. When he got to the face mask I was like don't u dare bro

  49. I'm a Penn State fan

  50. Whats in side a real car ?

  51. That was completely unnecessary

  52. Why do i Think you look like Tom brady??

  53. Cool story Mr Ty actually owns a ranch in my hometown of freer Texas and he is a close family friend of ours. My brother actually got to hold that trophy!

  54. Why do u waste so much

  55. Do you know who that was SIGNED BY

  56. There’s padding inside the helmet

  57. Taysom hill, a talented nimble qb who is can play special team signs a game used football helmet Let's cut it open

  58. Lol I play for the cougars for little league football

  59. How about u flip the helmet around

  60. Um padding is da answer

  61. you should do what in side souledoads

  62. EVERYBODY THEY LIVE IN UTAH but everyone already knew

  63. Some thing I hate about comments
    1.when people can’t spel
    3.when people can’t count
    4.when people ask for likes

    Like if you agree

  64. What’s inside: what’s inside a football helmet

    Me: A lot

  65. In the UK if a rugby player has an ear ripped off in a match they generally tape if back on and get back to playing the game, maybe helmets would be a good idea ?

  66. Whats inside your thinking?

  67. Taysom hill is now on the saints wth

  68. Soo…Taysom Hill doing pretty good in the NFL lol

  69. The nozzles are for pumping air on to make it more protective

  70. Old intro I like it

  71. You’re crazy for doing that it was signed

  72. These the type of dudes that will cut open the only ancient artifact known to man

  73. Firefighter for a day camp is going on today IN on post road

  74. Next do what’s inside of a human skull

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