O.J. Howard is, according to most experts, the top tight end prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft. And as such, he has not just teams salivating over his professional potential, but apparel companies as well.
Of course, the king of those companies is Nike. Even getting an offer from Nike is a huge deal for a player, and it’s certainly difficult to say no to an international powerhouse like that, even if you wanted to. Unsurprisingly, Howard did not have any desire to say no when Nike came calling, as he announced on his Facebook page on Monday that he had officially signed with the company:
— BamaInsider.com (@bamainsider) March 27, 2017
The terms of Howard’s deal are unknown at this time, but as a top prospect they are surely lucrative, relatively speaking.