How to Decorate Football Uniforms & Apparel

Decorate the complete football player and fans.

Football uniforms aren't like a lot of other sports uniforms; in addition to lettering for names, numbers in several different sizes are needed for the front, back, and sleeves/shoulders of football jerseys. Plus, selecting a durable material that can withstand player contact is important. Don’t forget the practice clothing, spirit and fan wear.

Football Game Day Uniform
Football Practice Gear
Football Spirit Wear
Football Fan Wear
Game Day Practice Gear Spirit Wear Fan Wear

Game Day Football Uniforms - For High School, College, Travel, & Recreational

How this Uniform Was Made

Football Game Day Uniform Back
Jersey Back: Pre-Spaced Text & Pre-Cut Numbers

For a no-sew option, use Thermo-FILM®.

Football Game Day Uniform Pants
Uniform Pants: Custom CAD-CUT® Logo

Letter & Number Product Recommendation

  • Pre-Cut Numbers - most cost effective, available in 1 or 2-color
  • Pre-Spaced Text - pre-aligned on carrier for easy placement, available in 1 or 2-color

Material Recommendation


  • Check with appropriate division or league to verify numbering and lettering regulations
  • Use a heat transfer material that blocks dye migration for dark-colored and polyester uniforms
  • Use a layout board to help with alignment when using pre-cuts
  • Pro Block or Varsity are the most popular fonts
  • Add logos or numbers to helmets, gloves, shoes
Youth Size Adult Size
Name 2" 3"
Front Number 8" 10"
Back Number 10" 12"
3" 4"

Numbering Guide for Player Positions

1 - 9
10 - 19
Tight Ends
20 - 49
Running Backs
Defensive Backs
50 - 59
60 - 79
Defensive Linemen
Offensive Linemen
80 - 89
Tight Ends
(or 40-49 if all numbers in this range are taken)
90 - 99
Defensive Linemen

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