Big South Conference


CAMPBELL CHARLESTON
SOUTHERN
GARDNER-WEBB
"Camels" "Buccaneers" "Bulldogs"
Buies Creek, NC Charleston, SC Boiling Springs, NC
HAMPTON KENNESAW STATE MONMOUTH
"Pirates" "Owls" "Hawks"
Hampton, VA Kennesaw, GA West Long Branch, NJ
NORTH ALABAMA ROBERT MORRIS
"Lions" "Colonials"
Florence, AL Moon Township, PA

Comments

Robert Morris was originally scheduled to join this conference in Fall 2021 but RMU has been admitted early to allow the conference to play a "spring 2021" football season along with Gardner-Webb, Kennesaw State, Charleston Southern, and Monmouth (Campbell and North Alabama elected to play in fall 2020 instead, and Hampton chose not to play a 2020-2021 football season due to the global pandemic). RMU used a new helmet design during the team's first game in spring 2021 (shown above).

Both Gardner-Webb and Charleston Southern have also used new helmet designs during their games in spring 2021 (shown above).

North Carolina A&T will be a new member of this conference in fall 2021.


Historical Helmets

CAMPBELL

2008 - 2010 2011 - 2012 2013
'A' 'B'
2014 - 2015 2016 - 2019 -
*see note 1 below
'C'
2019 -

During recent years Campbell has used the following sequences of helmet designs:

2008 was the first year for the Campbell football team.

*1 This design has uniform numerals on its left side only; on the right side is the "C"/"camel head" logo (as shown below).


CHARLESTON SOUTHERN

1991 1992 - 1993 1994 - 1995
1996 - 1997 1998 1999 - 2002
'A' 'B'
2003 - 2012 2013 - 2015; 2017 2015 - 2018
'C' 'D' 'E'
2016 - 2018 2017 2019 -
'F' 'G' (and 'G1') 'H'
2019 - 2019 - 2020* -
*see note 1 below

During recent years Charleston Southern has used the following sequences of helmet designs:

The first CSU varsity football team played in 1991. The above are all of the "known" helmet designs used by the team with the exception of those used in the mid-1990s. In 1994 and 1995 the team used what were apparently navy blue helmets with a "CSU" logo on the sides (see photo below). The color of the logo is unknown but it was probably white or gold; the color of the three stripes on the helmet is also unknown. The 1996 - 1997 design was apparently identical but lacked the stripes.

*1 Design 'G' is "blank" on both sides; 'G1' is blank on the left side but has white uniform numerals (like those of design 'F') on the right side.


GARDNER-WEBB

1970 1971 - 1972 1973 - 1974
1975 - 1976 1977 1978
1979 - ? ? - 1984 1985 - ?
1993 1998 - 1999 2000 - 2007
2008 - 2009 2010 - 2011 2012 - 2016
2017 - 2020* -

HAMPTON

1992 - 2000 2001 2005
2002 - 2004;
some games in 2007
2006 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design was apparently used during the 2007 game against Howard, but the next helmet design shown above was used during the 2007 games against Princeton, Grambling State, and South Carolina State.


KENNESAW STATE

'A' 'B' 'C'
2015 - 2016 - 2016 -
'D' 'E' 'F'
2017 - 2017 - 2018 -
'G'
2019 -
*see note 1 below

The KSU football team played its first season in 2015. The team has used the following sequences of helmet designs:

*1 The "KS" logo is present on the left side only of this design; uniform numerals are worn on the right side (as represented below).


MONMOUTH

1993 - 2003 2004 - 2013 October 5, 2013;
October 19, 2013
September 21, 2019 2014 -

Monmouth's football team first played in 1993, and these are apparently the only helmet designs ever used by the team.


NORTH ALABAMA

1977 - 1987 1988 1989
1990 - 2001 2002 - 2004 2005 - 2011
'A' 'B' 'C'
2012 - 2017 - 2017 -
'D' 'E' 'F'
2018 - 2018 - 2019 -

During recent years UNA has used the following sequences of helmet designs:

  • 2020: B-A-B; A
  • 2019: A-A-A; B-F-B; B-B-F; F-F
  • 2018: A-C-A; A-C-A; D-B-E; E
  • 2017: A-B-B; A-A-A; B-C-C; A

This school was known as Florence State College from 1957 until 1968, when the name was changed to Florence State University. The school's present name, University of North Alabama, was adopted in 1974.


ROBERT MORRIS

1994 - 1996? 1997 - 2001 2002 - 2005
2006 - 2013 2014 - 2017 2018 -
2020*-

RMU's football team played its first season in 1994.