Ohio State fans are coming up with some interesting reasons as to why Michigan’s deal with Nike, which is for 11-years and $169 million, is the biggest in the nation. From one Ohio State message board:
Ohio State message board theorizing Michigan has a bigger Nike deal than OSU because U-M doesn’t always beat Oregon like OSU. What a world.
— Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) July 15, 2015
Ohio State signed an 11-year, $46 million dollar deal back in 2013. It was also reported that adidas and Under Armour offered Michigan a higher amount than what Nike put on the table.