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Jaguars fans roast name change for EverBank Field on social media

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jaguars fans learned on Friday that EverBank Field will be known as TIAA Bank Field starting next year. And unlike team officials, they weren't thrilled about the news.

To no one's surprise, many fans aired out their displeasure on social media, which we all know from experience is the best place to vent your unfiltered thoughts.

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Some of the criticisms were mild, particularly from those who have continued calling the stadium the Gator Bowl, despite its other monikers over the years:

Others just weren't having it:

"This can't be real," HayleyMarie12_ said on Instagram. "EverBank certainly flows off the lips better," Lathrop6point_o said. 

NAME CHANGE🏈 | The Jaguars' stadium next year will be TIAA Bank Field, company officials confirmed today. THOUGHTS?!?

Posted by WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX on Friday, February 16, 2018

NAME CHANGE🏈 | The Jaguars' stadium next year will be TIAA Bank Field, company officials confirmed today. THOUGHTS?!?

Posted by WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX on Friday, February 16, 2018

NAME CHANGE🏈 | The Jaguars' stadium next year will be TIAA Bank Field, company officials confirmed today. THOUGHTS?!?

Posted by WJXT4 The Local Station / News4JAX on Friday, February 16, 2018

The proposed change must still make it past City Council. So if you're truly upset by this, call your representative -- here's a list of their office lines.


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