195657: Marshall's helmet color changed to white with a simple green stripe. In 1957, Marshall used a variety of helmets where one, two or even no stripes were used on helmets in the same game. The webbed cotton suspension was replaced by a combination cotton-nylon webbing, still in the three-loop, six-point, standard configuration. Color barrier is broken when Howard Barrett and Roy Goines became the first African-American varsity football players.