LOOK: FAMU penalized before kickoff for wearing illegal jerseys vs. Arkansas

Florida A&M might want to talk to its equipment manager because its road jerseys vs. Arkansas did not exactly meet the college football dress code.

The Rattlers were cited with a uniform violation at the opening kickoff for playing with illegal jerseys. As a result, they were docked a timeout each quarter.


According to Rule 1-4.5-b, the numbers must contrast with the jersey, even if the digits have visible borders.

Clearly, Florida A&M missed that memo.

The Rattlers beat Texas Southern 29-7 last Saturday and made their first road trip of the season on Thursday to War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock to battle Arkansas. 

College Football Writer

Barrett Sallee has been a member of the sports media in various aspects since 2001. He is currently a college football writer for CBS Sports, while also hosting on ESPNU on SiriusXM Radio channel 84, the... Full Bio

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