The bird is back.
Kansas football coach Charlie Weis unveiled five new helmets on Monday, with four of them featuring the Jayhawk logo. The fifth helmet is a throwback baby blue version with white numbers on the side.
The blue, white and black helmets all feature the modern Jayhawk logo, while a red version has the famous “1941” World War II-era “Warhawk.”
Since the mid-1980s, KU helmets have mostly featured different versions of “KU” lettering. The Jayhawk hasn’t been consistently been on the KU helmet since the early 1980s.
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KU currently has five jersey options in the same colors as the new helmets, so the Jayhawks now have 25 jersey-helmet combinations.