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Perhaps inspired by Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out, former Seattle Seahawks running back recently hopped atop his bicycle for a wee cruising tour of Scotland. When we last checked in with Lynch, he was erratically driving an injury cart at the Cal – Stanford football game, but on this particular outing he was as chill as a highland’s breeze.

Skittles ambassador Marshawn Lynch spreads Super Bowl cheer in Houston, Scotland

Lynch was in Scotland on behalf of Skittles candy to help promote the upcoming Super Bowl. Surprisingly, all the residents he encountered were already aware of this weekend’s big game and had no trouble understanding his distinctive Oakland accent.


As the Super Bowl is being contested for the third time in Houston, Skittles chose Houston, Scotland for Lynch’s promotional tour. The lesser-known Houston has a population of fewer than seven thousand, despite being founded a good 600 years before the Texan city of the same name.