Texas A&M unhappy Seattle fans called '12th man'

Updated: January 28, 2006, 1:59 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT WORTH -- The Seattle Seahawks are facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, but they have an off-the-field battle brewing with Texas A&M.

School officials are upset with the Seahawks' use of the "12th Man" theme to recognize their fan support. A&M has legal claims to the "12th Man" moniker, a school tradition that dates to the 1920s.

The Seahawks have celebrated their fans as a "12th Man" since the 1980s, when they used to turn the now-demolished ...

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