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Kent State’s creepy bowl helmets are watching you

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Well, with Kent State putting eyes on the front of its helmets for the Bowl, we've pretty much seen it all now.

The Arkansas State players could always feel like somebody's watching them, considering every time they looked up they'd see those eagle eye stickers on Kent State's helmets.

Here's a video of coach Darrell Hazell, whose last game before headed off to Purdue was the Bowl, explaining the design of the helmet, which the players didn't see until game day:

It was creative, and a bit weird, but didn't freak out the Arkansas State players too much as the Golden Flashes lost the bowl game.

Here's a couple more looks at the helmet:

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(USA Today Sports Images)

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