|Michael Jordan circa 1985. Image via Nike/ solecollector.com.|
The 2016 college football season will the first under Michigan's new fifteen-year, $169 million-dollar apparel deal with Nike. More More specifically, it will be the first season where the Wolverines will don uniforms produced under Nike's iconic Jordan Brand.
And what better way to celebrate it than with naming the brand's namesake, NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as Michigan's honorary captain for the season opener against Hawaii on Sept. 3?
Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement during an interview Friday on the Rich Eisen show.
Michigan's deal with Nike officially begins on Aug. 1. Jordan Brand Michigan apparel will be officially be released for sale online on July 31 at 11:59 PM.
(via Dr. Saturday)