Yesterday, Michigan announced they struck a deal with Nike to be their official sponsor, starting in 2016. Although the details of the partnership have yet to be announced, Wolverines’ Athletic Director Jim Hackett claims it will be the largest in the country.
As it stands today, Notre Dame holds the top spot with Under Armour. The two are currently in a ten year deal worth $90 million.
UM interim AD Hackett met w a few reporters today: Nike deal is largest in country for college. Said all 3 proposals would make UM highest
— angelique (@chengelis) July 7, 2015
The Wolverines will officially start wearing Nike apparel in 2016 after their Adidas deal is up.
Michigan fans will be hoping Hall-of-Famer Deion Sanders famous words will come true. “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good.”
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