Johnny Manziel signs multi-year endorsement deal with Nike

Johnny Manziel already has a big endorsement deal

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Feb 23, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel runs the shuttle dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsJohnny Manziel is moving fast, already securing a multi-year endorsement deal with Nike.

Nike signed Manziel with help from Maverick Carter, LeBron James' business manager, and Fenway Sports Group, which owns the Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club.

In addition to Manziel, Nike has endorsement deals with Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers.

This is the first of likely many endorsement deals that Manziel will sign as an NFL player. He has been paving the way for "Johnny Football" merchandise for years, and now that he's out from under the clutches of the NCAA, he'll be able to profit off of it.
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