The age of names, images, and portraits is here.
For the first time, student athletes are allowed to profit through NIL endorsement transactions. NCAA is Allow college athletes in states without NIL The same applies to the legislation involved in NIL transactions.
Which student athletes are taking advantage of the early NIL discounts? A closer look at sports news:
Graham Mertz, Wisconsin
Wisconsin quarterback Mertz posted a video on Twitter showing his own personalized logo. Mertz can use the trademark to sell his own clothing line. Mertz is a sophomore in the red shirt. Last season he passed 9 TDs and 5 interceptions.
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa
The Iowa defender also revealed his clothing line and trademark. He will appear in a fireworks store today and sign for customers who spend more than $10. Bohannon averaged 10.6 points per game for the Hawkeyes last season.
D’Eriq King, Miami
The Miami Herald reported that D’Eric King agreed A pair of endorsement deals Cooperating with College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving and Murphy Auto Group, the total amount is approximately US$20,000. King also launched a website where you can Buy signed souvenirs.
Sports Illustrated Report King also signed an agreement with the marina, a fashionable open-air event venue on the Miami River, at 4 pm on Thursday, before making a paid appearance at a club later that night.
King started as a quarterback for the Miami team last season and is recovering from the ACL that was torn in the Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State University.
Mackenzie Milton, Florida
ESPN reported that King and Milton have teamed up to form a new NIL platform called Dreamfield. Milton will become the first student athlete on the market to own NFT (Non-Fungible Token).
McKenzie Milton and D’Eriq King not only signed up as the co-founders of a new NIL platform called Dreamfield. Milton will become the first active college athlete to have an NFT, dropping next week. Kim will have his own later this month. The story is here: https://t.co/VF0rmHPkRh
-Andrea Adelson (@aadelsonESPN) July 1, 2021
Milton suffered a terrible leg injury as a UCF quarterback in 2018. He moved to Florida State University and hopes to start this season.
Auburn quarterback Bo Nix announced a partnership with Milo’s Tea Company. Milo’s is located in Bessemer, Alabama.
Nix became the first SEC quarterback to be sponsored. In the last two seasons of the Tigers, the junior has 28 TDs and 13 interceptions.