With the announcement that Penn State is adding player names to its football uniforms, we headed to the #WeAre hashtag on Twitter to take the pulse of the Penn State Family. At first blush, it was quite measured.
And then this:
To be fair, it’ll probably be garbage with or without names for a few years.
— StateCollegeMom (@StateCollegeMom)
Then there are some who aren’t quite so accepting:
Yes, it’s the names on jerseys that will cause culture problems around the Penn State football program.
07T19:10:21+00:00″>August 7, 2012
— Dan Vecellio (@djv5030) August 7, 2012
Concise. To the point. Dan wins.
Update: Here are some more:
Real fans don’t need names on jerseys to know who the players are.
— Chris Stanley (@PSUNCstan) August 8, 2012
he who complains about names on PSU jerseys can suck it, and you are dumb. Billy O just keeps getting better despite the situation.
— Nathan Powell (@np5040) August 7, 2012
I found this one interesting:
Do I agree with “names on jerseys” – no. Do I agree with the reasoning behind it – yes.Will I support the team – YES 110%!!!!!
— PSU1995 (@westillarepsu) August 7, 2012
This one is a head-scratcher:
— Jakob (@JakobPus1229) August 7, 2012
Not sure how that crosses a class line.