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Arch Manning

Arch Manning inks first NIL partnership, signs with Panini America

Panini America has announced an exclusive partnership with Arch Manning, who is entering his first season as a quarterback at the University of Texas. Manning’s multi-year alliance with Panini America represents his only NIL agreement to date, and includes exclusive autographed trading cards. RELATED: Steve Sarkisian reveals how much NIL money it took Arch Manning…

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Jay Bilas

Jay Bilas criticizes Rand Paul for remarks on college athletes, NIL: ‘I didn’t care for it’

Republican Senator Rand Paul recently made a comment with racial overtones towards college basketball players, as he discussed how college athletes profit off their name, image and likeness. “Many of us loved watching amateur athletes that weren’t paid. Now everybody that plays basketball in college is gonna be driving a Bentley or a Rolls [Royce],”…

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Greg Sankey

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey believes adjustments need to be made to NIL

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey recently joined "The Joel Klatt Show", with NIL being heavily discussed. Klatt believed that colleges used to control a player’s likeness. However, Sankey shut that notion down. “Yeah, we never owned name, image and likeness. That’s one of those misnomers,” Sankey said. “The national standard was: you’re not going to engage…

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Trinity Thomas

OpenLocker announces NIL deal with all 9 Florida student-athletes at NIL Summit

OpenLocker announced a collection of autographed collectibles featuring the name, image and likeness of Florida student-athletes. The nine Florida student-athletes a part of the NIL deal are Trinity Thomas (women’s gymnastics), Trevor Etienne (football), Shemar James (football), Aliyah Matharu (women’s basketball), Zippy Broughton (women’s basketball), Alex Klatsky (men’s basketball), Elisha Dees (diving), Morgan Hurd (women’s…

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