DALLAS, TX, Aug. 30 2017 — Big Game USA, a leading manufacturer of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) game footballs, and the United States Naval Academy are proud to introduce the new Navy Midshipmen official game football for the upcoming 2017 season.
Big Game designed the exclusive, custom-tailored 2017 Navy game football with the Midshipmen’s classic anchor logo hot-stamped with gold foil. The game balls also feature distinctive blue laces this season, a unique highlight the Mids added just one year after making college football history when they played with yellow laces against Army.
Navy has used Big Game-made footballs as its primary game ball since 2014. Big Game has also designed special edition footballs for the Midshipmen using Alternate Logo Technique (ALT) for many of their high-profile games throughout the past three years.
“The team at Big Game gets it,” said Greg Morgenthaler, Navy’s Associate Athletic Director for Equipment Operations. “Not only do they consistently deliver the best performing football on the market but they push the envelope of design to help us brand the Navy Football program.”
Former U.S. Naval Academy quarterback (1961-63), Heisman Trophy winner and College Football Hall of Famer Roger Staubach personally tested and approved each football at the Big Game USA football factory before the footballs were sent to the team in Annapolis, Maryland.
“Having Roger Staubach visit our facilities and personally give each 2017 Navy game football his stamp of approval is such an honor,” said Chris Calandro, Big Game USA founder.
While adhering to NCAA specifications, each handcrafted football was developed to the preference of the Navy offense, including the shape, leather, pattern and lace.
About Big Game USA
Big Game USA is the world’s largest American-owned football factory and builds more Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) collegiate game footballs than any other company. Big Game USA is also taking high school football by storm by crafting custom game footballs under the Team Issue brand. All game footballs are handcrafted out of Big Game’s factory in Dallas, TX. Get your game ball at www.biggameusa.com.