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Nike Launches Jerry Rice Tribute Shoe

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Nike picked a great day to celebrate San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice. On April 9, (4/9), Rice has been honored in the form of a tribute shoe.


Nike picked a great day to celebrate San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice.

On April 9, (4/9), Rice has been honored Rice in the form of a tribute shoe.

Nike announced the release of a "Nike Free Trainer 5.0 NRG" inspired by "The G.O.A.T."

Per Nike.com:

Over 20 seasons in the NFL, no player embodied the evolution of training quite like Jerry Rice. From his famous workouts in the hills of San Francisco to his punishing gym regimen, Rice pushed his own boundaries so he could push the game’s boundaries every Sunday. His commitment to constant improvement produced the most receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns in NFL history. His drive is the spirit behind the Nike Free Trainer 5.0 NRG inspired by Jerry Rice.

PHOTOS: Jerry Rice's Nike Photo Shoot

Here's a closer look at the tribute shoe, a trainer that features Rice's numerous accomplishments written out on the insoles.











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