The List: College player jerseys at retail

August, 24, 2012
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Matt Barkley, EJ Manuel, and Montee BallUS Presswire, US Presswire, Getty ImagesMatt Barkley, EJ Manuel and Montee Ball are among college stars whose jerseys will be sold at retail.
Each year, athletic departments talk to their apparel licensee and tell them what numbers to put on the back of college football jerseys that will hit stores in the fall. To avoid having to pay players, the names are not permitted to be sold on the jerseys. So I've gone through the lists and done the hard work for you. In some cases, a particular jersey number is a classic and just happened to be assigned to the guy we mentioned.

The most interesting school in the college football jersey world might be the Florida Gators, who make only Nos. 1, 15 and 96. No. 1 is the most common number, 15 is for Tebow (of course), and 96 is for the year they won the national championship. Aside from Tebow, the school says the policy on the numbers has been in place since the late 1990s but that it would consider additional numbers in honor of special achievements, such as national championships or Heisman winners.

Here's the list of players from prominent teams who correspond to the numbers on jerseys being made this year by Nike, adidas and Under Armour.

Alabama: 10 - AJ McCarron, 42 - Eddie Lacy, 45 - Jalston Fowler, 83 - Kevin Norwood

Arizona State: 6 - Cameron Marshall, 8 - Brandon Magee

Arkansas: 7 - Knile Davis, 8 - Tyler Wilson, 11 - Cobi Hamilton, 45 - Alonzo Highsmith

Auburn: 1 - Trovon Reed, 10 - Kiehl Frazier, 20 - Corey Grant, 22 - T'Sharvan Bell, 23 - Onterio McCalebb, 43 - Philip Lutzenkirchen, 55 - Corey Lemonier, 80 - Emory Blake, 94 - Nosa Eguae

Boise State: 1 - Bryan Douglas, 2 - Matt Miller, 20 - Mitch Burroughs

Clemson: 2 - Sammy Watkins, 6 - DeAndre Hopkins, 10 - Tajh Boyd, 23 - Andre Ellington

Florida State: 3 - EJ Manuel, 80 - Rashad Greene, 84 - Rodney Smith

Georgia: 11 - Aaron Murray, 12 - Tavarres King, 18 - Bacarri Rambo, 29 - Jarvis Jones

LSU: 3 - Odell Beckham Jr., 8 - Zach Mettenberger

Miami: 1 - Allen Hurns, 52 - Denzel Perryman

Michigan: 12 - Devin Gardner, 16 - Denard Robinson, 28 - Fitzgerald Toussaint, 32 - Jordan Kovacs

Michigan State: 2 - William Gholston, 24 - Le'Veon Bell

Missouri: 1 - James Franklin, 28 - T.J. Moe

Nebraska: 3 - Taylor Martinez, 22 - Rex Burkhead, 80 - Kenny Bell

North Carolina: 2 - Bryn Renner, 26 - Giovani Bernard, 48 - Kevin Reddick

NC State: 1 - David Amerson, 8 - Mike Glennon, 27 - Earl Wolff, 30 - Brandan Bishop, 79 - R.J. Mattes

Northwestern: 2 - Kain Colter, 51 - coach Pat Fitzgerald's old number

Notre Dame: 5 - Everett Golson and Manti Te'o, 20 - Cierre Wood, 80 - Tyler Eifert

Ohio State: 4 - C.J. Barnett, 5 - Braxton Miller, 10 - Ryan Shazier, 11 - Jake Stoneburner, 15 - Devin Smith, 34 - Carlos Hyde, 54 - John Simon

Oklahoma: 1 - Tony Jefferson, 4 - Kenny Stills, 8 - Dominique Whaley, 10 - Blake Bell, 12 - Landry Jones

Oklahoma State: 1 - Joseph Randle, 4 - Justin Gilbert

Oregon: 1 - Josh Huff, 6 - De'Anthony Thomas, 20 - John Boyett, 24 - Kenjon Barner

Penn State: 6 - Gerald Hodges, 11 - Matt McGloin, 42 - Michael Mauti, 47 - Jordan Hill

South Carolina: 7 - Jadeveon Clowney, 14 - Connor Shaw, 21 - Marcus Lattimore, 23 - Bruce Ellington

Tennessee: 8 - Tyler Bray, 11 - Justin Hunter, 56 - Curt Maggitt

TCU: 4 - Casey Pachall

Texas: 1 - Mike Davis, 8 - Jaxon Shipley, 28 - Malcolm Brown, 44 - Jackson Jeffcoat

Texas A&M: 10 - Sean Porter, 12 - Twelfth Man, 25 - Ryan Swope, 33 - Christine Michael, 40 - Von Miller's number at A&M

Texas Tech: 1 - Javon Bell, 7 - Seth Doege, 18 - Eric Ward

Utah: 6 - Dres Anderson, 7 - Travis Wilson, 10 - DeVonte Christopher, 15 - John White, 18 - Eric Rowe, 92 - Star Lotulelei

USC: 2 - Robert Woods, 7 - Matt Barkley, 9 - Marqise Lee, 21 - Nickell Robey, 22 - Curtis McNeal

Virginia Tech: 3 - Logan Thomas, 7 - Marcus Davis, 18 - D.J. Coles, 42 - J.R. Collins, 99 - James Gayle

Washington: 2 - Kasen Williams, 17 - Keith Price, 88 - Austin Seferian-Jenkins

West Virginia: 1 - Tavon Austin, 3 - Stedman Bailey, 12 - Geno Smith

Wisconsin: 4 - Jared Abbrederis, 28 - Montee Ball, 44 - Chris Borland, 53 - Mike Taylor

Darren Rovell | email

ESPN.com Sports Business reporter

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