South Florida Going with Camouflage Helmet for Wounded Warrior Project

South Florida will wear specially designed Under Armour camouflage uniforms for their November 19th game against Miami as a tribute to the military. The tribute will be in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project. Several teams have worn the camo unis in the past (we showed you Utah’s last year), but this is the first time I recall seeing camouflaged helmets:

USF Nation shared those pictures so we are assuming that’s what will be worn. I was never a big fan of the camouflaged uniforms, but I definitely can support the helmets. That’s pretty sick.

Thanks to The Bull Rush and Kegs N Eggs for the tip

South Florida Lineman Danous Estenor Helped Save a Man by Lifting Car

South Florida redshirt junior offensive lineman Danous Estenor may not be the most accomplished football player on his team, but he has done something very few people have: he helped save a life.

This is not an exaggeration.

The event took place in February when Estenor was heading to the Bulls Den Cafe on the school’s campus. Across the parking lot, he saw a man trapped under a car. Two men were struggling to free Pedro Arzola, a tow truck driver who got caught under a rear wheel. Enter Estenor to save the day.

The St. Petersburg Times has the rest of the story:

“I just see his legs,” Estenor recalled the situation. “The car is crushing him. He’s not moving. I’m thinking, ‘Oh, God, this guy is going to die.’ ”

“I tried to lift the car, and when I first tried, it didn’t budge. I backed up. I don’t know. But I felt this energy come, and I lifted it. I don’t know how, but somebody pulled him from the car.”

The phenomenon that helped Estenor do something superhuman is called hysterical strength which is “a burst of adrenaline that allows people to perform feats far beyond their normal physical limitations.” Although Estenor can bench press over 400 pounds according to the team’s strength and conditioning coach, being able to lift a 3,000 pound Cadillac is difficult for anyone.

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