Nike recently unveiled their 2016 football rookie class. The roster selections include signal callers Carson Wentz, Jared Goff and Paxton Lynch along with Oregon defensive lineman DeForest Buckner.


North Dakota QB Carson Wentz


Cal QB Jared Goff

Dec 7, 2013; East Hartford, CT, USA; Memphis Tigers quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) looks to pass against the Connecticut Huskies in the first quarter at Rentschler Field. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Memphis QB Paxton Lynch, Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports


Oregon defensive lineman DeForest Buckner

With the 2016 NFL draft approaching , these accomplished athletes and potential first round picks have captured a nice endorsement deal from the coveted Nike brand to start off their professional careers. The draft order has done some major shuffling at the top with the recent trades of the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles for the top two picks, where all indications are pointing towards them both using their selections on quarterbacks. We will see how things unfold at the NFL draft on April 28-30.

Visit the Nike website for the official roster announcement.

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