McFarlane to Produce New Line of College Football Sports Picks
Current NFL Stars to be Featured in Their College Uniforms
Toys Posted 2/16/2009
McFarlane Toys kicks off a major event in the world of sports action figures. In response to fan demand, the company's new 2009 College Football line will spotlight current NFL players in their college uniforms.
The 2009 College Football line marks the first time college sports have been commemorated in McFarlane Sports Picks™ action figures, and McFarlane is feeding fans' fierce loyalty to college teams and their devotion to favorite players.
2009 College Football will include 6-inch scale figures of six pro football superstars in their school's home uniform.
McFarlane Toys' 2009 College Football is scheduled to be in stores August 2009.
Clark Toys, a leading reseller of McFarlane Sports Picks, has started taking preorders on the 2009 College Football figures and published a list of players to be included in the series. As of this time McFarlane has not confirmed or denied the accuracy of this list. The list of players from Clark Toys includes the following:
UPDATE: Spawn boardie Big Hank attended a toy industry trade show last weekend and provided the following photos of prototypes for the college figures.
- Tom Brady - Michigan
- Adrian Peterson - OU
- Peyton Manning - Tennessee
- Ray Lewis - Miami
- JaMarcus Russell - LSU
- Hines Ward - Georgia
Some other photos posted on the Spawn discussion board: