Dez Bryant, Earl Thomas Join the Jordan Brand

Dez Bryant and Earl Thomas have joined Jordan Brand's roster of football player endorsers. Each player will wear customized cleats in NFL games.

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NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant and defensive back Earl Thomas have officially endorsed Nike's Jordan Brand.

Bryant, who plays for the Dallas Cowboys, and Thomas, who plays for the Seattle Seahawks, are joining a team of Jordan football athletes that already includes Michael Crabtree, Hakeem Nicks, Dwight Freeney, Andre Johnson, Lamar Woodley and Charles Woodson.

"We are excited to add Dez and Earl to the Jordan family," said Michael Jordan in a statement. "Dez and Earl are amazing athletes and both bring a passion and flair to the field that exemplifies the Jordan Brand."

The news comes as the brand announced Air Jordan XII cleats hitting the gridiron—complete with two midsole options and customized to show the colors of each player's football team. Nicks's cleat features a silver base with either a university red or rush blue overlay; Woodson's version is all black with a snake skin overlay; Woodley's has a black base and gold accents; Johnson's has a white base with red accents; and Crabtree's sports a red base with a white overlay.



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