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Michigan football: Donovan Edwards inks NIL deal with NASCAR

Per a new announcement, Michigan football RB Donovan Edwards has singed an NIL deal with NASCAR.



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Nov 26, 2022; Columbus, Ohio, USA; Michigan Wolverines running back Donovan Edwards (7) rushes in the second half against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday afternoon, Michigan football running back Donovan Edwards inked a new NIL deal with NASCAR. The former five-star running back for the Wolverines shined brightly in 2022, carrying the ball 140 times for 991 yards and seven touchdowns despite being the Wolverines’ second-string RB and having multiple injuries.

Michigan football RB Donovan Edwards inked new NIL deal on Thursday

Heading into his junior season in Ann Arbor, Donovan Edwards has been thriving in the world of NIL, ranking No. 56 in the college football NIL rankings, recently inking yet another deal this week.

Michigan football has an interesting relationship with the world of NIL — the Wolverines are slowly becoming one of the top programs, putting themselves in a great position to succeed in the future.

This weekend is race weekend for NASCAR in Chicago, IL. As such, the infamous American racing brand inked a new NIL deal with prominent Michigan football star running back, Donovan Edwards, who has been promoting NASCAR on his social media ahead of the weekend. According to ON3, this is Edwards’ third NIL deal of the year and his fifth since last June.

Heading into the 2023 season, Michigan football and Donovan Edwards will be looking to maintain their recent on-field and off-field success, pursuing another Big Ten title, College Football Playoff appearance, and more. The Maize and Blue are clearly thriving on the field as well as in the world of NIL and beyond.

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