News

Manziel inks endorsment with Nike

Manziel inks endorsment with Nike

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel talks with reporters during the Southeastern Conference football Media Days in Hoover, Ala., Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Dave Martin

According to ESPN.com the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel, has signed a multi-year contract with the world’s largest shoe and apparel brand – Nike. Although the financial terms were not disclosed, sources have told ESPN.com it will be the highest price paid for a rookie in this years class.

Many brands, including Adidas, Under Armour and New Balance’s Warrior submitted bids for the former Texas A&M quarterback it was Nike winning the right to shoe his feet and use Manziel in marketing campaigns.

Nike has the rights to many NFL QB’s, including Seahawks signal caller Russell Wilson, Saints quarterback Drew Brees, and Packer Aaron Rodgers.

(KPUG Newsroom from ESPN.com

Recent Headlines

in Viral Videos

Shark Wahlberg

18-overlay1

Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

in Entertainment

Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

Updated
jaredfogle

Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

in Music

Aerosmith star Tom Hamilton is cancer free

tomhamiltonaerosmith

The bassist was diagnosed with throat and tongue cancer in 2006, but the disease returned in 2011 prompting him to seek further treatment.

in Music

Remember that time the Rolling Stones got arrested in Arkansas?

13-overlay2

The Hall of Fame rockers were arrested for reckless driving 40 years ago but for a young deputy prosecutor the case was one to remember.

in Entertainment

Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

starbucks

Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.