High tech football helmets to debut this fall in East Tennessee

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

While it's months before week zero for high school football, the Greenback Cherokees have been hard at work over some new equipment for this fall.

"There will be sensors inside six of the helmets," Jason Hicks, the head football coach at Greenback said, explaining the new helmets from Riddell, called "Insite."

"Provide real-time data to our trainers and coaches staff about significant impacts to those six kids," he added.

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