Adidas announced new multi-year partnerships with Marquise Brown, WR from Oklahoma and Hakeem Butler, WR from Iowa State.
Marquise “Hollywood” Brown was a first-team All-American and first-team All-Big-12 in in 2018, finishing the season among the nation’s Top-10 in receiving yards (1,318) with 75 reception and 10 receiving touchdowns in 12 games. Hakeem Butler also finished among the nation’s Top-10 in receiving yards (1,318) and yards reception (22.0) and leading the Cyclones with 60 receptions and nine receiving touchdowns in 13 starts in 2018.
The newest members of the Adidas family join a roster that includes 2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, 2018 Super Bowl Champion Sony Michel of the New England Patriots, 2017 NFL Rookie of the Year Alvin Kamara of the New Orleans Saints, 2016 Offensive Rookie of the Year and Pro Bowler Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys, 2016 Defensive Rookie of the Year and Pro Bowler Joey Bosa of the Los Angeles Chargers, two-time NFL MVP (2011, 2014) Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller of the Denver Broncos and Pro Bowlers DeAndre Hopkins of the Houston Texans, Keenan Allen of the Los Angeles Chargers, Adam Thielen of the Minnesota Vikings, Juju Smith-Schuster and James Conner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, among others.
Butler will be among several top prospects that will debut the 2019 adizero 40 cleats and 2019 adizero 8.0 cleats for his on-field workouts and 40-yard dash times in Indianapolis this weekend.