MusclePharm Corp. (OTCQB: MSLP), a scientifically driven, performance-lifestyle sports nutrition company, is proud to announce it has signed a multiyear endorsement deal with Heisman Trophy winner and NFL first-round draft pick Johnny Manziel.
Manziel, who is also known by his nickname "Johnny Football," was drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In 2012, the Texas A&M Aggies first season in the SEC, Manziel debuted for the team as a redshirt freshman. He broke numerous NCAA Division I FBS as well as SEC records, including becoming the first freshman and only the fifth player in NCAA history to pass for 3000 yards and rush for 1000 yards in a single season. At the end of the regular season, he became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, as well as the Manning Award and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.
"I'm proud to join a lineup of competitive athletes from around the world who know MusclePharm as the top sports nutrition innovator and industry leader," said Manziel. "Top athletes know that MusclePharm has what they need to perform at their very best."
In addition to Manziel, MusclePharm's stable of endorsers includes Tiger Woods, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and professional football players Eric Decker and Colin Kaepernick. MusclePharm is also the Official Supplement Provider of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and USA Wrestling.
Commenting on the announcement, MusclePharm Founder and CEO Brad Pyatt stated, "Manziel is an electrifying athlete and a proven winner with a rare and dynamic athleticism. His work ethic combined with his relentless competitive drive make him an ideal fit for the MusclePharm brand. We are excited for the future."