Cowboy Collar

A protective device composed of hardened plastic that covers the shoulders and neck, worn under the shoulder pads by American football players to prevent burner injury
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Price used to wear a cowboy collar and huge thigh pads at Doherty to make him look bigger than he was.
2) Marcus Price used to wear a cowboy collar and huge thigh pads at Doherty High to make him look bigger than he was.
True or False: Helmets, neck rolls, or cowboy collars prevent axial loading.