A Marcus Mariota Commercial for Beats by Dre Premiered Today (Video)

Marcus Mariota commercial

Today is draft day for the first few souls lucky enough to go at the top of their class. And nothing makes it clearer that these guys aren’t in college anymore than this Marcus Mariota commercial for Beats headphones. The company has made its name by aligning itself with high-profile athletes and musicians, so it was a safe bet that they would go with either Marcus or Jameis this year.

A million things can go wrong for draft picks, especially quarterbacks, but the reward seems to be worth the risk to sponsors like this.

I mean, it’s not like they’re betting the farm on Johnny Manziel or something, right?

Here’s the Marcus Mariota commercial for Beats:

A pretty low-key ad for the lower-key of the two big prospects. We’ll see if this was money well spent in a few months.

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