Tuesday Round-Up: Russell Wilson Makes ESPN's 'World Fame 100' List

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was one of eight NFL players to make ESPN's World Fame 100 rankings in 2017.

Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Tuesday, May 30 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Wilson Makes ESPN's "World Fame 100" List

This week, ESPN.com released their newest ESPN World Fame 100 rankings, which is a list of the 100 most famous athletes on the planet using a formula that combines "endorsements with social media following and internet search popularity."

Eight NFL players made ESPN's list, including Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who was ranked No. 55:

WHY HE'S GOT FAME

*The Seattle Seahawks become perennial contenders upon Wilson's arrival as an underrated third-round draft pick in 2012. After he led the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl victory in his second pro season, he became the NFL's most popular player in terms of licensed products sold. Despite that, he might be only the second-most famous person in his household since marrying singer/actress Ciara last year. *

Of the eight football players, Wilson is one of six quarterbacks to be included. Joining him are Tom Brady (No. 21), Cam Newton (No. 47), Drew Brees (No. 52), Aaron Rodgers (No. 56) and Eli Manning (No. 60).

Social Post Of The Day

Today's "Social Post of the Day" comes from Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright, who officially tied the knot over the weekend:

My Beautiful Queen ❤️ #thewrightone #theonlyone

A post shared by kj_wright34 (@kj_wright34) on

More From Around The Web

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman promised a Virginia high school student that if she made honor roll, he'd personally fund her trip to college. She did.

Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times outlines five questions heading into the first day of Seahawks OTAs.

Finally, ESPN's Sheil Kapadia talked with Earl Thomas' trainer, Jeremy Hills, about how the Pro Bowl safety is recovering from his leg injury.

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