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New helmet caps aim to reduce injuries
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Could new football helmets be the wave of the future as many continue searching for a way to make the game safer?
More and more attention is being paid to player safety in high school, college and the NFL.
The University of South Carolina is wearing what's called "Guardian Caps" for practice on Friday night.
The padded shell, made of poly-urethane, fits over the helmet.
According to its maker the guardian cap reduces head impact by 33-percent during testing.
Right now there's controversy over whether it violates helmet certification standards.