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    1978 Billy Sims Game Worn Oklahoma Sooners Helmet - Photo Matched to Heisman Season!


    Update: Please note, this helmet was actually used during his 1979 season, and not his 1978 Heisman season. This helmet was originally obtained directly from Sims, and it was the last college helmet he wore.

    In his junior year at the University of Oklahoma, Billy Sims set the Big Eight Conference single-season rushing record of 1,762 yards on 231 carries, averaging an unheard of 7.6 yards per carry and earning the coveted Heisman Trophy for his efforts.

    Offered here is the helmet he wore during his magical 1978 season, and it is most likely the only photomatched Sims gamer in existence. Presenting a great scattering of white helmet marks and additional scrapes throughout, it showcases his famed "20" in white decals on the back, while his number is also noted in the interior in black marker. The original facemask and padding remain intact, and Sims signed the left side in bold black sharpie, completing the highly-historic example. LOA from Heritage Auctions (photo matched).Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from SGC Authentic.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2017
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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