For years, SEC legend Peyton Manning was a staple on DirecTV commercials. Is it Dak Prescott’s turn now?
It appears the former Tennessee star could be passing the torch to the next generation of SEC quarterbacks when it comes to endorsing the NFL Sunday Ticket package.
On Thursday, ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted that Prescott, who payed at Mississippi State, will join Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown and Atlanta linebacker Vic Beasley as the new spokesmen for the popular football package.
Another endorsement deal for Dak Prescott. Will be named one of NFL Sunday Ticket's new spokesmen (along with Antonio Brown & Vic Beasley).
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 20, 2017
Prescott, who earned the NFL Rookie of Year award as quarterback of the 13-3 Dallas Cowboys last season, appears to be a perfect choice for this endeavor. He has been getting his name out there in recent months, including an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America alongside Modern Family star Eric Stonestreet in an effort to raise awareness about cancer.
But if he’s replacing Manning altogether, that won’t be an easy task. Peyton set a high bar with his hilarious commercials over the years.
We don’t yet have video of what Dak’s commercial appearances might look like, but DirecTV already has prominently splashed his image on its branding for the 2017 NFL Sunday Ticket package.
While we anxiously wait for Dak’s potential commercial spots, let’s look back on some of Peyton’s classics. Oh, and Eli Manning is pretty funny in some of these as well: