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Syracuse Once Again Messes Up Player's Name on Jersey

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistApril 4, 2015

via @matt_schneidman

The Syracuse athletic department might want to look into hiring somebody who can proofread.

At the Orange's spring football game on Saturday, wide receiver Steve Ishmael took the field wearing a jersey with a glaring spelling error. 

"Ishmeal." 

That's close enough, right? On the plus side, at least they got the number right.

The misspelling of Ishmael's name was no doubt an honest mistake. However, this isn't the first time the Orange have made a mistake like this this year.

Back in February, Syracuse misspelled Roosevelt Bouie's name on a framed jersey that was presented to him during a jersey retirement ceremony:

Matt Schneidman @mattschneidman

There it is. Steve "Ishmeal." http://t.co/JPa4JSJp6w

Emily Dick @EmJDNews

Louis Orr #55 and Roosevelt Bouie #50 the 11th and 12th Cuse players to retire jerseys. @NewhouseSports http://t.co/dkMASfIeHF

Hiring someone to proofread might cost the school more money, but it would certainly help the Orange avoid future embarrassing moments. 

[Twitter, h/t College Spun]

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