September 17, 2012
Camouflage helmets and jerseys to be auctioned off

BLACKSBURG — The Virginia Tech football team announced today the camouflage helmets to be worn during the Hokies’ “Military Appreciation” game vs. Bowling Green this Saturday (noon) will be auctioned off online at with a portion of the proceeds going to military charities.

In addition, the Hokies will wear a special white jersey with camouflage numbers on Saturday. Those jerseys will be up for auction with proceeds being donated to Herma's Readers.

Both the helmet and jersey auctions will begin at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept.19, and will continue through Friday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Anyone wishing to bid on either item can do so by logging onto There will be a minimum bid of $600 on the helmets and a minimum bid of $300 on the jerseys. All orders will have a $25 shipping fee added to the end of the bid.

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