Panini America announced some exciting news regarding football trading cards. They announced they have reached agreement with former Oklahoma Sooner quarterback Kyler Murray for trading cards and autographs!
Here is the official Panini America Press Release:
Panini America, the world’s largest licensed sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today that it has reached agreement with former Oklahoma University quarterback Kyler Murray for trading cards and autographs. Murray’s first officially licensed trading cards and autographs will arrive later this month in Panini America’s 2019 Prizm Draft Picks Football. His first officially licensed NFL trading cards will release in April inside the company’s landmark 2019 Score Football product.
“Kyler is one of the most dynamic playmakers to enter the NFL Draft and he has raised the level of excitement for this entire draft class since declaring,” said Panini America CEO Mark Warsop. “We’re thrilled to be able to partner with him to deliver to fans and collectors his only officially licensed trading cards and autograph cards for the 2019 season. Because of his spectacular college accomplishments and his extraordinary potential in the NFL, Murray will be a driving force in the success of our products not just during his 2019 rookie season but in the many years to come as well.”
In addition to producing trading cards of Murray, Panini America will incorporate the former Sooner standout on product packaging and in various marketing initiatives throughout the 2019 season.
“I’m honored to partner with a best-in-class brand like Panini America and look forward to having some fun with the cards,” Murray said.
During a phenomenal 2018 season at Oklahoma, Murray earned the Heisman Trophy by recording one of the most spectacular seasons in college football history. He passed for 4,361 yards and 42 touchdowns (while completing 69 percent of his passes) and rushed for 1,001 yards and 12 more scores.
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