FSU Attempts to Stop the Sale of Jesus-Themed Jameis Winston Shirts

Tristan ThornburghSocial Media StaffSeptember 23, 2013

Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is a local celebrity at FSU, but the school's not ready for the "Jesus" comparisons that one t-shirt creator has made.

Photo Credit: TMZ
Photo Credit: TMZ

According to TMZ, FSU's athletic department has issued a cease-and-desist letter to a fan selling shirts with Winston portrayed as Jesus Christ on the front of them. The fan, who is choosing to remain anonymous, reportedly sold 100 shirts at $20 a piece in one day. 

TMZ reports that the NCAA could punish FSU if it feels the school isn't doing enough to prevent profits off of a player's likeness, and there are concerns that the screenprinted image is sacrilegious. 

Hat tip to CBS Sports for the find.