USF wanted the nameplate on each uniform to read "THE TEAM," but they were shut down by the NCAA and angry fans on Twitter.
Coaches love to harp on the concept of putting the team before yourself, but the University of South Florida tried to take it to another level with the new nameplates on their jerseys which coach Willie Taggart wanted to read "THE TEAM".
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Forutnately, the NCAA has stepped in and shut down the move, according to the Tampa Bay Times, as rules state only the military academies are allowed to have anything but blank spots or player names above the numbers. USF fans are likely grateful.
Considering the USF logo is all over the jersey and the school's name is on each players chest, this seemed a little redundant anyway