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2018 Grant Winners
  • West Las Vegas High School Dons

    Las Vegas, New Mexico

  • Poinciana High School Eagles

    Kissimmee, Florida

  • Brandywine High School Bulldogs

    Wilmington, Delaware

  • Apple Springs High School Falcons

    Apple Springs, Texas

  • Englewood High School Rams

    Jacksonville, Florida

  • Fayette High school Falcons

    Fayette, Missouri

  • Florence - Carlton High School Falcons

    Florence, Montana

  • Spring Valley High School Vikings

    Columbia, South Carolina

  • Rogersville Middle School Warriors

    Rogersville, Tennessee

  • Molokai High School Farmers

    Ho'olehua, Hawaii

  • USVI Department of Education

    Christiansted, US Virgin Islands

  • Scott's Branch Middle School Eagles

    Manning, South Carolina

  • Finlandia University Lions

    Hancock, Michigan


    Sturgeon Falls, Ontario

  • Madras High School White Buffaloes

    Madras, Oregon

  • Florence Henry High School Falcons

    Florence, South Dakota

  • North Texas Cowboys

    Dallas, Texas

  • Stearns High School Minutemen

    Millinocket, Maine

2017 Grant Winners
  • Stanton College Prep Blue Devils

    Jacksonville, Florida

  • Cheektowaga High School – Warriors

    Cheektowaga, New York

  • East Anchorage High School – Thunderbirds

    Anchorage, Alaska

  • Prairie High School – Mustangs

    New Raymer, Colorado

  • Van Cortlandt Titans

    New York, New York

  • Springfield Middle School – Bulldogs

    Springfield, LA

  • Seneca Wauzeka Steuben Cooperative Middle School – Bluegolds

    Wauzeka, Wisconsin

  • Downtown Ministries – Falcons

    Athens, Georgia

  • Lyman Cowboys

    Gulfport, Mississippi

  • Monument Blizzard

    Monument, Colorado

2016 Grant Winners
  • Brimley High School

    Brimley, Michigan

  • Bay Saints

    Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi

  • Gum Springs Youth Athletic Association

    Alexandria, Virginia

  • Hobe Sound Ravens

    Hobe Sound, Florida

  • Mar Vista High School

    Imperial Beach, California

  • Nicholas Senn High School

    Chicago, Illinois

  • St. Benedict High School

    Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

  • Tenino High School

    Tenino, Washington

  • Waggener High School

    Louisville, Kentucky

  • Who Dat Warriors

    Indianapolis, Indiana

2015 Grant Winners
  • 101 Rams

    West Lake, California

  • Juniata Thundercats

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Boyne City Ramblers

    Boyne City, MI

  • Pioneer Titans

    Whittier, CA

  • Natick Redhawks

    Natick, MA

  • Jensen Beach Falcons

    Jensen Beach, FL

  • Ypsilanti Panthers

    Ypsilanti, MI

Our Smarter Football Story:
Over 85 Years of Innovation

From building flexibility into our helmet designs to creating the game’s preeminent head impact monitoring technology, Riddell incorporates Smarter Football throughout its product line to better protect athletes and help them perform at their best.

Smarter Football 101:
Proper Fit

Proper fit is an important first step in player protection.