Wilson NFL Duke Ball Throughout American sporting history, no other brand has been associated with the NFL quite like Wilson. Not only has every point scored in the NFL been with a Wilson soccer ball, but every NFL Wilson game ball has been handcrafted in Ada, Ohio by skilled artisans and women for decades.
NFL football "The Duke" was named after the game's pioneering legend and New York Giants owner Wellington Mara. When Mara was a kid playing the game from a sideline, the Giants players called him "The Duke" and years later the NFL game ball also adopted this nickname.
Bring home this special salute to the NFL's "Duke" ball service today, which is the closest a fan can get to the authentic version on the field played by the pros each NFL season in November.
Wilson NFL Duke Ball The official ball of the NFL
Made from exclusive 100% Horween leather
The Wilson trademark "W" is pressed into each Wilson NFL leather panel used to make official NFL balls.
Made in the USA by specially skilled artisans and women.
The Wilson NFL Duke Ball has been the official ball of the NFL since 1941. This is the longest relationship in the history of American sports. The Duke has been made at the Wilson Soccer Factory in Ada Ohio since 1955. This is where American artisans and craftsmen cut, sew, twist and tie in a long tradition. Forced by great things.