The Case of… “The Five Grand Larceny”

Texas A&M agreed to let the Seahawks use the 12th Man name if they would make an initial one lump sum payment of $100,000 and a $5,000 contribution annually for five years through 2011. That’s right, the most tradition rich university in the country practically agreed to share the rights for a mere $125,000 with the stipulation being that Seattle could not benefit off of merchandising using the logo.