Blake Corum, Donovan Edwards land joint NIL deal for limited edition 'Lightning X Lightning' trading card
Blake Corum and Donovan Edwards landed a joint NIL deal for a limited edition trading card.
The NIL deal will be a “Lightning X Lightning” series that will honor the duo’s performance against Penn State in Week 7. This is the latest series in the Michigan Moments 2022 Series.
New Limited Edition Trading Card!
Celebrate 339 combined yards between Blake Corum and Donovan Edwards against Penn State with a special autographed Michigan Moments card!https://t.co/BU5xQjMwNQ#GoBlue #TheMDen #MichiganMoments pic.twitter.com/rCg9IqRQ9x
— The M Den (@TheMDen) October 19, 2022
The cards will be $339, which is also the combined number of yards that Corum and Edwards had against Penn State. There will be 250 total cards in this series. The cards paid tribute to the running game that these 2 running backs had. Edwards rushed for 173 yards and 2 touchdowns on 16 carries. Corum finished right behind Edwards with 166 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns.
Edwards and Corum combined for a total of 4 touchdowns in Week 7. Michigan’s running game has been a key part in the team’s offensive plan. On 43 carries, Edwards has rushed for 307 yards and 4 touchdowns. For Corum, he has developed into one of the best running backs in the country. Corum has rushed for 901 yards and 13 touchdowns on 146 attempts.
The NIL series highlighted the explosive rushing attack that Michigan possesses with Corum and Edwards. If Corum and Edwards can continue to dominant the ground game, more NIL deals could be on the way before the end of the season.