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The Jumpman Will Appear on NFL Fields for the First Time This Season — Here’s an Early Look

Stadiums across the NFL will glimpse a new, yet familiar, icon this season as the Jordan Brand’s Jumpman logo officially appears on the gridiron for the first time. In tandem, seven additional NFL stars will join the brand’s existing football family. All Jordan athletes will wear Jumpman-branded cleats, collectively working to extend the logo’s symbolic greatness.

“The Jumpman continues to transcend beyond the game of basketball and inspire people to take flight across sports and all over the globe,” says Larry Miller, President of Jordan Brand. “We’ve been fortunate to have some of football’s brightest stars represent our brand throughout the years, and this season marks a special milestone for us. For the first time, the Jumpman will officially appear in NFL action on the field. The group of players representing the brand in this milestone season all reflect the performance, style and pursuit of greatness that define the brand and MJ’s legacy.”

​​​​​​The newest additions to the NFL Jordan family:

Each player worked with Jordan Brand designers to create special PE cleats using his team's colors, personal logo and choice of materials. Below are select images of the Air Jordan XI cleats for this season.

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Jalen Ramsey (Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback)

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Tyrann Mathieu (Houston Texans safety)

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Le’Veon Bell (Pittsburgh Steelers running back)

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Jamal Adams (New York Jets safety)

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Michael Thomas (New Orleans Saints wide receiver)

These players join a family of 50-plus members across all sports who represent the brand’s dedication to achieving greatness.

Jordan Brand’s football family includes:

  • Alshon Jeffery (Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver)
  • Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks linebacker)
  • Corey Coleman (Buffalo Bills wide receiver)
  • DeShone Kizer (Green Bay Packers quarterback)
  • Earl Thomas (Seattle Seahawks safety) 
  • Golden Tate (Detroit Lions wide receiver)
  • Jalen Ramsey (Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback)
  • Jamal Adams (New York Jets safety)
  • Jimmy Garoppolo (San Francisco 49ers quarterback)
  • Joe Haden (Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback)
  • Jordan Howard (Chicago Bears running back)
  • Jordan Reed (Washington Redskins tight end)
  • Le’Veon Bell (Pittsburgh Steelers running back)
  • Malik Hooker (Indianapolis Colts safety)
  • Melvin Ingram (San Diego Chargers linebacker)
  • Michael Crabtree (Baltimore Ravens wide receiver)
  • Michael Thomas (New Orleans Saints wide receiver)
  • Sterling Shepard (New York Giants wide receiver)
  • Thomas Davis (Carolina Panthers linebacker)
  • Tyrann Mathieu (Houston Texans safety)