HOUSTON, Nov. 30 (UPI) — DeAndre Hopkins might be in a slump, but he’s going strong in supporting the NFL’s assault on domestic violence.
Hopkins, 24, has 610 yards and three touchdowns on 55 receptions in 11 games. Last season, he boasted 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns on 111 receptions. The Adidas sponsored Houston Texans wide receiver will likely sport the cleats before the Texans face the Green Bay Packers Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Adidas cleats are blue and pink. The blue shoe sports four bathroom-style-logos of women, while the pink cleat says “End Abuse.”
“Rocking these dope cleats to help raise awareness for domestic violence,” Hopkins tweeted.
Hopkins was fined earlier this year for wearing Kanye West “Yeezy” cleats during a game.
A photo posted by @deandrehopkins on Sep 9, 2016 at 6:01am PDT
The NFL’s domestic violence partner “No More” “aims to raise public awareness and engagement around ending domestic violence and sexual assault.” No More was launched in March 2013 “by a coalition of leading advocacy groups, service providers, the U.S. Department of Justice, and major corporations” and is supported by “hundreds of national and local groups and by thousands of individuals, organizations, universities, and communities who are using its signature blue symbol to increase visibility for domestic violence and sexual assault,” according to its website.
In June, the NFL pledged $10 million to a sexual violence prevention initiative, including: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)-PreventConnect, and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV).