Virginia Tech gives third helmet highest rating
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WTVR) – Another football helmet maker has gained the top rating by Virginia Tech which collects collision data and ranks the equipment.
The “Xenith X-2″ joins Riddell and Rawlings with a five-star rating.
Virginia Tech started rating helmets in 2011 using data from more than 2,000,000 collisions.
University researchers say they’ve given the equation to create safer helmets to manufacturers .
The Virginia Tech football team uses 5-star rated helmets.