Found September 30, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The endorsement world is ripe to be insanely lucrative for National Football League quarterbacks. Russell Wilson has quickly joined the list with very well-done ad with Levi’s. Russell Wilson Levi’s Commercial —– You may have seen the 90-second spot this weekend, since I first saw it during the Wisconsin-Nebraska telecast. I thought at first it was related to the University of Wisconsin. In the ad Wilson talks about his late dad, his eventual decision to forgo his baseball career for football, and proving the doubters who said he was too short for playing quarterback wrong. It isn’t until the very end that we find that the ad is for Levi’s, along with the hashtag #goforth. It is one of the best ads of the year, with Russell Wilson simply being himself. Sometimes a person telling an audience about himself sells a product much more than the product itself. In his brief time in the NFL, Wilson has already shown himself to be incredibly well-spoken, as proven appearing on the ESPN set ...
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