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Biggest deal ever for NFL rookie? 2 words…Cam Newton

by on Feb.14, 2011, under ALL, NCAAF, NFL

I couldn’t see Cam Newton wearing any other big name apparel besides Under Armour. I mean, a Nike “check” logo would look good on him, but Under Armour seems to suit him well, just as he sported them with his Auburn Uniforms. Apparently Under Armour thinks so as well, according to Darren Rovell of CNBC, Under Amour has just signed the Heisman Trophy winner. Not bad for a smaller company that probably had to have a bidding war with Apparel giants Nike and Reebok.

Although financial specifics are currently (continue reading…)

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Under Armour CEO to sell 1.3 million company shares

by on Nov.23, 2010, under ALL

Under Armour Inc. CEO Kevin Plank plans to sell more than a million shares of the sportswear company for estate planning and charitable giving purposes.

According to the filing, he intends to divest of up to 1.125 million shares of the company’s Class B Common Stock he owns over a 10-month period beginning in February for asset diversification, tax and estate planning and charitable giving purposes. (continue reading…)

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Tom Brady signs with Under Armour

by on Nov.08, 2010, under ALL, NFL

I heard Under Armour was in talks with Tom Brady last month for an endorsement deal, but nothing worth mentioning; However, today with Tom Brady officially signing to an endorsement deal and becoming a shareholder ofUnder Armour, it is a huge deal for the brand.

The sports apparel company has just landed its biggest client to-date. Tom Brady, the New England Patriots QB, is currently the NFL’s highest-paid player, a 3 time Super Bowl champion, a 2 time Super Bowl MVP, and a 5 time Pro Bowl selection. Signing the superstar (continue reading…)

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Under Armour signs deal with Auburn University

by on Oct.25, 2010, under ALL

Under Armour is spending money like its nothing in… After they extended to a six-year deal with the University of South Carolina for $19 million; they sign Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Miles Austin to an endorsement deal; then they go ahead and sign Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Anquan Boldin to an sponsorship agreement; and now, Under Armour has signed a five-year deal with Auburn University worth $10.6 million, making the company the official outfitter of the school’s athletic teams beginning next summer. Under Armour also outfits the Univ. of Maryland football team and has relationships with the U.S. ski team, MLB, the NHL and MLS

According to Sports Business Daily, Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs said (continue reading…)

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Anquan Boldin signs with Under Armour

by on Sep.29, 2010, under ALL, NFL

Looks like Under Armour has been having a lot of sponsorship money to spend recently. First, they extend to a six-year deal with the University of South Carolina for $19 million; Then, they sign Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Miles Austin to an endorsement deal; and Now, Under Armour has signed Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Anquan Boldin to an endorsement deal.

The eight-year veteran is a three-time Pro Bowler and was the 2003 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. As part of the deal, Boldin will wear Under Armour gear and make appearances at stores and in television and print ads.

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Miles Austin signs with Under Armour

by on Sep.17, 2010, under ALL, NFL

From my previous post we saw the Dallas Cowboys made the number 1 spot as America’s favorite NFL team, and now we got more Dallas Cowboys news coming. since Cowboy’s Wide Receiver, Miles Austin, has officially signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Under Armour. This deal comes just one week since he signed his six-year, $54 million contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys. He will be joining other NFL players such as: Ray Lewis, Vernon Davis, Rey Maualuga and Brandon Jacobs.

Austin was quoted saying in a release, “Under Armour is a tremendous company. It’s a company that’s caught fire in our league and all over. My commitment to training has helped me become a better football player, and I am thrilled to represent a brand that shares my desire to perform at the highest level.”

I know Austin’s girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, is gonna be happy to hear the news; As long as she’s getting her cash rolling in.

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