LOOK: Florida A&M penalized for wearing illegal uniforms against Arkansas
Florida A&M’s road jerseys on Thursday weren’t quite up to par for the college football dress code, as the numbers did not contrast enough.
The Rattlers were hit with a uniform violation in their away opener at Arkansas because they were wearing illegal jerseys, according to a report from CBS Sports.
The punishment? Florida A&M was forced to give up a timeout each quarter.
Rule 1-4.5-b in the college football dress code states that numbers must contrast with the jersey, even if the digits have visible borders.
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Arkansas played its first game of the season in Little Rock against the Rattlers, while Florida A&M already had one under its belt after having beaten Texas Southern 29-7 last week.