Louisville unveils black chrome helmet

Why choose between the all-black uniform and chrome helmet trends when you can have both?

That appears to be the rationale that Louisville used with its recently revealed new helmets (the school released the all-black uniforms earlier this week).

The predominant color is a very handsome black chrome, which makes UL’s snarling Cardinal (done in liquid metal red) really pop.

[See also: GALLERY: Grading college football’s new 2013 uniforms]

When Louisville linebackers coach Brian Lucy Jean-Mary proclaims, “Coming to a football field near you very soon,” we hope he means before the end of this season.

Grade: A [ @luc_brian | @UofLEquipment