TAMU Shirt Gets Heat For Geographic Mistakes

By: Rashi Vats Email
By: Rashi Vats Email

Aggieland Outfitters, a local apparel company, released an apology statement after getting heat for an item they were selling.

At first glance you might not see the mistake, but the design on one of the SEC t-shirt’s made by the store has the state of North Carolina on it when, in fact, there are no teams in the SEC from the state of North Carolina.

Missouri is also missing with the group of SEC states. The big state of Texas is on the back of the shirt.

Aggieland Outfitters says the SEC gave their seal approval on the original design.

Unfortunately the mistake wasn't caught until a week after the shirts were for sale.

Aggieland Outfitters released a statement:

“We would like to apologize for a t-shirt that has come under fire for its inaccuracies. Many members of the media, especially those connected to other schools in Texas, have insinuated that Texas A&M made these shirts, and that Texas A&M doesn’t know geography. That’s simply not true. Aggieland Outfitters designed the shirt and simply made a mistake.
The t-shirt was originally designed to reflect the SEC states before expansion on the front, and then refer to the addition of a “Texas style of football” on the back. The original sketch did not have North Carolina on it, but when an artist drew the map, it was added by mistake.”

COURTESY: The picture in this story was obtained by www.throwtheflagblog.com

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