Bud Light encourages fantasy fans to draft Jaguars QB

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NEW YORK — Bud Light, the official beer sponsor of the NFL,  announced Tuesday that fans who select Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, Gardner Minshew II, in the first round of their Fantasy Football draft can enter for a chance to win a case worth of Bud Light. Until now, Fantasy Football players made selections based entirely off on-field performance. Additionally, come December, any team to win their league’s championship with Gardner Minshew II as their starting QB, will have a chance to win a season’s worth of Bud Light.

“Last year, Gardner Minshew II was the unexpected hero of the NFL,” said Joe Barnes, Director, Bud Light Sports Marketing. “Now Bud Light is giving Minshew the spotlight he deserves, encouraging fans to support the Mississippi Mustache in real-life and in fantasy.”

Fans will be able to enter the sweepstakes by sharing a screenshot of their fantasy first round pick, Gardner Minshew II, on social media with #BudLightMinshewDraft and #Sweepstakes.

“After the work I’ve put in to get ready for this year, I’m ready to be a fantasy football first rounder,” said Gardner Minshew II, Quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. “And now that Bud Light is kicking in the chance win beer if you pick me, it’s a no brainer!”

In addition, Bud Light is also releasing its annual NFL Team-Specific packaging. Beginning on September 7, NFL fans will be able to purchase team specific or NFL shield aluminum and glass Bud Light bottles in 24 pack 12oz. & 12 pack 12oz. configurations.

To learn more about Bud Light go to www.budlight.com or follow Bud Light on Facebook at Facebook.com/BudLight, on Twitter at @BudLight and on Instagram at @BudLight.


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