How Plastic Pellets Are Crafted Into Football Helmets
Dec 20, 2014
It has only been a little over 70 years since the helmet was made mandatory in the NFL and in college football. Widely used in American and Canadian football, early helmets were made of leather, and later from padded plastic. This "How It's Made" episode of Discovery Science, demonstrates the ins and outs of how football helmets are made.