Gophers release Gary Tinsley jersey patch

Gary Tinsley Jersey Patch

@GopherGridiron

Already debuting new football uniforms for the 2012 season, the Minnesota Gophers also will introduce a pair of new patches to their jerseys. Like the rest of the Big Ten, the Gophers will don the rectangular “B1G” logo patch on their jerseys. Above the conference-wide patch, they will honor late former teammate Gary Tinsley with a black circular patch that reads: “GT 51″. @GopherGridiron tweeted a picture of the patches, and you can see them in this post.

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Tinsley was found dead in his campus apartment April 6. He was 22. A four-year letter winner who started all 24 games his final two seasons, Tinsley was No. 2 in total tackles last season (87) and finished his career with 198 tackles.

BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina writes the Clothes Call features. Send him your Big Ten fashion tips here, find all of his work here and follow him on Twitter at @BTNBrentYarina.

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