Marcus Mariota Reportedly Tops NFL’s Jersey Sales for May

May 23, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is already one of the NFL’s most popular players and he hasn’t even taken a snap.
Paul Kuharsky of ESPN noted Saturday that “according to the Titans’ director of finance, Stuart Spears, Mariota’s jersey currently ranks as the NFL’s top seller in May.”
The Titans planned an entire marketing movement around the draft’s No. 2 pick and put up digital billboards throughout Nashville. Tennessee (and Oregon Ducks) fans clearly responded and scooped up his jersey months before even the start of the preseason. The team has not been to the postseason in six years and finally has a bright future ahead of it with Mariota at the helm.
It is somewhat surprising that an impending rookie topped this list over established stars, but Mariota is already a household name from his time at Oregon. He won the Heisman Trophy this season, boasts an impressive image off the field and played at one of the m...

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