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Football Back Plates


Your football helmet, shoulder pads, girdle, arm pads, and leg pads keep you pretty safe when you're putting your body on the line for the team. But let's be honest, there's still a lot of your body exposed and in danger of serious injury when you get hit. Take every precaution and put your body first, without giving up performance, when you strap in a tough back plate.

Easily attachable to most shoulder pads, football back plates protect your lower back, kidneys and spine from injury by reducing the impact from hits from behind. Designed for younger players, teens, and adults, back plates are lightweight, easily removable, and not too bulky. You may never even realize its there, until you take a hit.

Sports Unlimited is dedicated to protecting football players of all ages with the best protective football gear on the market. That's why we stock the toughest, most advanced back plates out there today from the most trusted brands in football protection; Douglas, Schutt, Adams, Bike, and Gear2000. Each back plate offers different weights and protective qualities, like increased breathability, moisture wicking, and bulkiness. It's also important to know which shoulder pads your chosen back plate attaches to. Most are specially designed to only fit certain brands and types of shoulder pads, so always be sure your back plate and shoulder pads are compatible before purchasing. If you ever have any questions regarding Sports Unlimited's selection of football equipment and protective gear, feel free to contact our resident football expert; former college player and youth coach, Jamie, at 1-800-693-6368, ext. #27.

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