Washington has been a Nike school for a while. That's not going to be the case anymore, though.
The Huskies are reportedly set to leave The Swoosh for adidas. They're leaving for one of the biggest deals in college athletics.
The Seattle Times first reported the news. The deal is for more than $100 million.
Here are the details:
The University of Washington athletic department has agreed to a 10-year deal with Adidas worth almost $12 million annually, making it one of the richest apparel deals in college athletics, The Seattle Times has learned.
The new deal ends the Huskies’ 20-year partnership with Nike, which has been paying UW about $3.5 million annually in product and cash over the past decade.
Per terms of the contract, Adidas has agreed to pay the Huskies $5.275 million annually in cash, $5.58 million annually in product and $1.1 million annually for marketing, a source with knowledge of the deal told The Times.
The deal is one of the 10 biggest in college sports. Washington is now adidas' "premier" West Coast program.
The Huskies join Nebraska, Texas A&M, Louisville, Miami and others on the adidas list of schools.