Oregon will wear pink helmets this week against Washington State

Thursday October 17th, 2013

In addition to pink helmets, the Ducks will wear pink cleats, gloves and socks. This week's uniforms are designed to raise awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, founded by former NC State women's basketball coach Kay Yow.

Twenty-five of the helmets will be auctioned off, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the fund. The auctions will go on here starting on Oct. 19.

If anybody can pull off pink as more than just an accent or secondary color, it's Oregon, with some help from Nike. The Ducks would wear actual chrome plating if they were allowed.

UPDATE: The players are also getting these shirts and hats as part of the pink theme:

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