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Michigan Helmet Project is an on-line catalog of images representing the helmets worn by Michigan HS football teams.

Helmet Statistics

2018 Season
Active Teams: 615
MHP Small:613(99.7%)
MHP Large:603(98.1%)

The "Michigan Helmet Project" is an on-line catalog of images representing the helmets worn by Michigan high school football teams.  We do our best to keep things "up-to-date".

The website originally came online in August, 2003. It was created by Bill Masserant Jr. of Riverview, MI after seeing the original Helmet Project website.

Unfortunately, his site went dead on August, 2006. After many unsuccessful attempts to contact him, I bought the .org domain and resurrected the site. I did finally hear back from him, and he stated that he was glad someone decided to continue on with the project. So, I received his blessings.

About Me

Name: Willy Mena
Residence: Novi, MI
High School: Dearborn Heights Riverside HS (1981)
Education: B.S. Computer Science degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn / Masters of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University.

  • 30+ years in the technology field as a Developer (Web and Database), Project Manager, and Account Manager.
  • Trustee, Novi Board of Education - 2014 - Present
  • Trustee, Novi Library - 2008-2014
  • Statistician and webmaster for Novi High School Varsity Football:
  • Chief Statistician for the Detroit Lions
  • Statistician for Super Bowls XL (Detroit) and XLII (Arizona)
  • Statistician for MHSAA Championship Football Games

2016 Significant Contributors

Name: Brian Johnson
Residence: Fowlerville, MI
High School: Howell HS (2004) 
  • 4 year varsity hockey letter winner. Equipment manger for Howell 2000-2012, Marquette Rangers 2008-2009 and Hartland Hounds 2012-2013 and part of two state runner-ups with Hartland Varsity hockey in 2013,2014.

Name: Jason German
Residence: Hannibal, MO
High School: Three Oaks River Valley HS (2013)
  • Played varsity football 2009-2012, basketball 2009-2010, and baseball 2010-2013. Currently a senior at Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri where I play baseball and double majoring in Finance and accounting.

Name: Trucker Breitwisch 
Residence: Hart, MI
High School: Hart HS (2014-Current)
  • Starting Defensive/Offensive Tackle for the Hart Varsity Program
  • Very familiar with the West Michigan Conference and surrounding area teams
  • Worked as Muskegon area contributor for Local Sports Journal and

If you you've been a been a significant contributor to this site this year and would like to be added, please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a small bio.