Former UCF QB Blake Bortles Signs Deal with NikeNews — By Jake Rakoci on April 27, 2014 at 5:53 pm
Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles has inked a deal with Nike, according to NFL.com.
Bortles joins Johnny Manziel as the only other quarterback in the 2014 draft class that has signed a deal with Nike. Former Louisville safety Calvin Pryor and former Vanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews have also signed deals with Nike, according to NFL.com.
This isn’t the first endorsement deal for the ex-UCF star. Bortles also has deals with New Era and signed a trading card deal with Upper Deck.
Bortles has been speculated to possibly go No. 1 overall to the Texans and is widely considered a potential top 10 pick. The NFL draft starts on May 8.