Jaguars Owner Shad Khan Among 10 Sports Figures Featured On Sports Illustrated Cover

Sep 26, 2017

Jaguars owner Shad Khan is once again in the national spotlight.

Jaguars owner Shad Khan
Credit Jacksonville Jaguars

Tuesday morning, Sports Illustrated tweeted its cover photo that includes Khan on the cover, along with the headline, “A Nation Divided … Sports United.”

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, along with NBA players Steph Curry and LeBron James are among the others also on the cover.

At Sunday’s Jaguars/Ravens game at Wembley Stadium in London,  Khan linked arms with Jaguars players and staff during the national anthem as a response to President Donald Trump’s recent criticism of NFL players for kneeling during the anthem. The Jaguars went on to beat Baltimore 44-7.

This is the third time that Khan has been featured recently in a national magazine.

Last week Forbes named the Jaguars owner as one of the “World’s 100 Greatest Living Minds.” Forbes also highlighted the Jaguars and Khan as the NFL’s 25th most financially valuable team.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at bbortzfield@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.