Commentary: Bronco Mendenhall had the right idea about the jerseys
You can't blame a coach for trying, either. They have a job to do.
After a quick meeting with those involved, Mendenhall said on Twitter:
Talked to my team tonite. They want to wear tradition spirit honor on jerseys for homecoming only. Last names for rest of the year. PERFECT!— Coach Mendenhall (@BYU_Football) August 9, 2013
It was a decent compromise for a coach with team on the brain. Players will get the recognition for themselves and, hopefully, they got a lesson in "team."
Spirit, Honor and Tradition will be on the back of jerseys in the Cougars' Oct. 12 Homecoming game against Georgia Tech.
And, according to coach Mendenhall, those words will be reflected in the attitude of players on the field and fans in the stands for every other game played this season.
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