Florida A&M was penalized before its season even kicked off Thursday due to its uniform selection for its season-opener against Arkansas.
The jerseys violated NCAA rules because the color of the numbers was not in contrast to the main color of the jerseys. Even with a differentiating border around the numbers, the numbers need to be a contrasting color.
Florida A&M got charged a TO at KO because the jersey number is the same color as the jersey. Outline doesn't matter. pic.twitter.com/RonxaLzpbF
— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) September 1, 2017
The Rattlers were forced to surrender a timeout in each half because of the violation.