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Johnny doesnt have any where near the arm wilson does so its not the same thing
I've never heard of anyone leaving college for the pros because of their "endorsement potential". They leave because they will be a high draft pick, need the money to support family, or got in trouble. I got a feeling he wants to be considered the top projected QB in the class, so unless that's where he's at come the second week of January '13 I betting he'll be back.
You've also never heard of a freshman winning the Heisman trophy either have you? He won't be leaving because of endorsement potential. I said, his endorsement offers, not potential, would influence not determine when he leaves A&M. IMO he will be a first or second round pick after next season, assuming he has similarly productive year. I don't care what you say, if he's being offered million dollar + endorsement deals, that's not potential, that's real money. Johnny obviously loves to live the high life, and enjoy himself, he is only going to be able to turn down those offers for so long. I said, IMO, that if knows he's going to get drafted and get a chance, I believe the endorsement offers will influence how long he stays more than which round he feels like he'll be drafted.
Other than tebow, backups don't get endorsement deals no matter what their nickname was in college. Starters get drafted in the 1st round. Not projected to be in 1st round (top half of 1st round), not going pro after the sophomore year.
Now, if the 49ers win the superbowl, Wilson has a great year, rg3 comes back and plays well and the prototypical qb shifts more to johnny's style then maybe his projection does get there. But all endorsement deals are potential endorsement deals until signed.
Whatever... I don't know what experience your speaking from, but I can speak from personal experience and knowlege working with World and Olympic Medalists, who have had to deal with maintaining NCAA eligibility and turning down endorsement deals. I gaurantee you JM is and will continue to be approached by various entities with opportunities to make lots of money. As I said earlier, if he has similar sucess next season those opportunities will only increase. He would be stupid to wait and see how he does in the NFL before sigining any deals. If you don't think he's getting offers, how many ncaa athletes are getting the exposure he's getting right now? All those headaches JM is causing the compliance office, are making him more marketable.
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