announced today that former University of Michigan player, Denard Robinson, will be the cover athlete for the upcoming release of
. The cover vote was down to the finals between Robinson and former Texas A&M wide receiver, Ryan Swope. Robinson edged out Swope in the end and has earned the right to grace the cover of the long running college football game franchise. The title is slated for a June release.
DENARD ROBINSON WINS NCAA FOOTBALL COVER VOTE
Former Michigan Star Storms through Final Round on His Way to the Cover
March 12, 2013 –
The dust has settled and former University of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson has emerged as the next NCAA Football
cover athlete. Robinson faced a heated battle against Texas A&M wide receiver Ryan Swope in the finals, but was able to emerge victorious.
Once Robinson was announced as a potential cover athlete, the NCAA record-holder for most career rushing yards for a quarterback rushed to Twitter
and other social media outlets to encourage fans to vote. Denard had a little help from his friends, getting support from former Michigan wide receiver Roy Roundtree
, Heisman winnerDesmond Howard
Michigan proved to be a powerhouse throughout the Cover Vote, consistently placing amongst the top finishers in every round. The university utilized its classic traditions, devoted alumni and strong national recognition to secure its advancement through the early rounds, and then threw all its support behind Robinson once he was announced as a potential cover athlete.
Over the duration of the campaign the NCAA Football
Cover Vote secured over 5 million votes from college football fans across the country. Fans showed their passion throughout the competition, coming out in support of their favorite schools and athletes and making this the most successful Cover Vote in franchise history.
Fans should continue checking the NCAA Football Facebook page
in the coming weeks for more information on new features, exclusive assets, the announcement of the official release date and more.
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