"Talked to my team tonite [sic]. They want to wear tradition spirit honor on jerseys for homecoming only. Last names for rest of the year. PERFECT!," Mendenhall wrote on his Twitter account.
Five or so hours after saying the core values of his football program — Spirit, Tradition and Honor — would adorn the backs of BYU’s jerseys during every game this season, rather than players’ last names — the coach decided it would be for one game only after listening to the concerns of players in a team meeting.
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