All signs indicate Ezekiel Elliott will wear only full-length jerseys in the NFL, but that won't stop the Dallas Cowboys from making some money off of Elliott's popular crop-top fashion statement. Yes, the Cowboys will indeed sell Elliott-themed crop-tops in the team store, Cowboys Merchandising Limited president Bill Priakos told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth.
The Cowboys picked the 20-year-old former Ohio State running back No. 4 overall in April's NFL Draft. He signed a $24.9 million rookie deal Wednesday.
Elliott loves showing off his abs and the hashtag #LongLiveTheCropTop.
A photo posted by Ezekiel Elliott (@ezekielelliott) on Apr 21, 2016 at 7:13pm PDT
The NCAA instituted a rule around this time last year that banned "crop-top jerseys," or players tucking their jerseys under their shoulder pads to reveal their abs. The rule clearly targeted Elliott.
A photo posted by Ezekiel Elliott (@ezekielelliott) on Jan 1, 2016 at 7:15pm PST
Because of his position, personality, and the team that drafted him, Elliott has been perhaps the most talked-about rookie in this year's class. According to the NBC Dallas-Fort Worth report, Elliott's jersey is out-selling Jared Goff (Los Angeles Rams) and Carson Wentz (Philadelphia Eagles), the No. 1 and 2 overall picks, respectively, on Fanatics.com.
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