Marshawn Lynch Receives a Custom Skittles Jersey from the Candy Company

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 11, 2014

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 24:  A closeup of a bowl of Skittles which are kept on the sidelines for running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
via @MoneyLynch

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and Skittles have gotten a lot of publicity for their partnership, so the candy company has decided to make him a member of their team for life.

Sure, Beast Mode had already signed an endorsement deal with the company. Now he has a uniform to make him an official member of the Skittles team:

This has turned out to be a great deal for Lynch.

It would be even cooler if Skittles followed this up by making him another jersey using the "Seattle Mix" that it came out with during the Seahawks' Super Bowl run:

Make it happen.

[Marshawn Lynch, Darren Rovell; h/t Next Impulse Sports]