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Cowboys Running Back Ezekiel Elliott Might Be Looking To Get In The Restaurant Business

The Cowboys’ rookie running back has already trademarked his first concept

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By now, you’re probably already familiar with Ezekiel Elliott’s famous “Let’s Eat” hand gesture, seen on the field every time the record-breaking running back gets a first down or scores a touchdown. In the future, though, Zeke could be using that slogan for his own restaurant concept.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Elliott has trademarked a number of phrases associated with his name, like the aforementioned “Let’s Eat” slogan. Most interesting, though, is Zeke’s Crop Top Bar & Grill, the restaurant name trademarked by Elliott for potential future use. Does this mean that Elliott is looking to get into the restaurant business?

The trademark was registered by Elliott back in 2015, while he was attending Ohio State University. A look at the trademark application indicates that the name was specifically set aside for use as a restaurant concept, and is a nod to Elliott’s penchant for rolling his jersey up like a crop top. Sadly, it appears that Elliott has never made a public comment on when — or even where — the restaurant would make its debut.

Now, considering that Elliott is too busy breaking rushing records and scoring touchdowns, it’s unlikely that he’ll be looking to break into the food service business any time soon. But since he’s in Dallas at least through 2019, perhaps Zeke’s Crop Top Bar & Grill will make its debut by the time his contract is up.

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