The designers are part of the company's plan to open a "Brooklyn Creative Studio" in New York City, which aims to drive design direction for the brand.
If approved by the state, the University of Oregon would begin the sports product management program in 2016.
The Minnesota Vikings running back is facing a felony child-abuse charge.
Adidas relocated its creative director, Paul Gaudio, from Germany to Oregon.
Following the NFL player's indefinite suspension for domestic violence, Nike and other businesses have ended their relationships with Rice.