russellsurface12Russell Wilson isn’t lying when he expresses admiration for Microsoft’s Surface tablet.

As part of Microsoft’s latest Surface commercial that features people saying “honestly,” the Seattle Seahawks quarterback explains why he loves his Surface Pro 2 so much during what’s been a busy NFL offseason for the 25-year-old.

“It’s great for watching game film, drawing up plays,” he says from a barbershop chair. “It’s got OneNote, so I can stay on top of my to-do list, which has been absolutely absurd since the big game. With Skype, it’s just really easy to stay in touch with the kids I work with.”

Wilson has become the unofficial celebrity spokesperson for the Surface ever since he started promoting the tablet following Seattle’s Super Bowl win in February. Microsoft has a partnership with the NFL and is having Wilson tout the benefits of its tablet — however, this is first time he’s appeared in a Microsoft commercial.

Speaking of the Seahawks, the big news from today was that star cornerback Richard Sherman signed a four-year, $57.4 million contract extension with the team. Sherman, a big gamer himself, recently keynoted at the Adobe Summit marketing and innovation conference.

Related: Surface Mini? Microsoft holding event on May 20 for ‘small gathering’

Comments

  • ShamelessCopyCrap

    “Honestly” his wife didn’t kick him to the curb until she saw him carrying that P.O.S. around the house…coincidence?

    Get a clue…

    • balls187

      Stay classy.

      • sfsfs

        like your name?

        • balls187

          Gotta pick up on some healing salve for that burn!

  • Salty_Swede

    I enjoy my surface as well. Hope the Mini version comes in the pro variety. It might just get me to pick up another one.

  • JimHarblough2K9

    Lets be honest, supporting Ipad is like supporting the 49ers. Go Hawks – Go Surface!

    • Honestly

      The Seahawks use iPads as a team…

  • Rahu Ron

    It’s a good thing I’ve been a Microsoft user for a long time because their ad campaign would do nothing to sway me over otherwise. First, I am sick to death of that horrible song “Honestly”. Second, why in blazes would I care about Russell Wilson’s recommendations on something like this? Yeah, right, jocks are the best source for knowing what they’re talking about when it comes to computers.

    • wolfpack

      Wtf is she saying in the song? I have yet to understand anything she says but honestly

      • Skunk.lady

        Honestly, I wanna see you be brave.

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