Jimmy Garoppolo Joins Jordan Brand

San Francisco 49ers newest starting franchise QB, Jimmy Garoppolo is one of the latest athletes to join the illustrious, iconic, Jordan Brand.

 

Jimmy G grew up 25 miles outside of Chicago in Arlington Heights, Illinois idolizing Michael Jordan’s Bulls, and all Chicago sports. In 2014, Jimmy was drafted in the second by the New England Patriots. At an NFLs rookie event Garoppolo walked around many sneaker rooms including adidas and under armor hut finally making it too Nike which was dedicated to Jordan. It was there in that moment that he made it his goal off the field to join the Jordan Brand saying “Since I got in the league, it was one of my dreams to be with Jordan, and it came true.”

 

 

In 2017, Jimmy Garoppolo was traded to the San Francisco 49ers where he played the last 5 games and finished with 1,560 yards, 7 touchdowns and 5 interceptions in 6 appearances with the 49ers in 2017. San Francisco went 5-0 in his five starts to finish with a 6-10 record.

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