ESPN released this, trumpeting Marshawn Lynch as the first athlete to be featured in the Call of Duty video game:
The release, from ESPN:"ESPN The Magazine’s First-Ever eSports Issue on Newsstands Friday
"On the cover: This year’s Call of Duty cover star isn’t the black-helmeted soldier you’d expect—it’s Seattle Seahawks star and gaming fanatic, Marshawn Lynch. Here’s the story of how a gamer-turned-motion-capture performer put his stamp on the blockbuster franchise that has captured his imagination and will soon carry his likeness, giving him the distinction of being the first athlete to appear in a Call of Duty game. The Mag’s Sam Alipour provides this exclusive account of the making of his character in 'The Whole Game is Beast Mode.'"