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South Carolina’s Antwane ‘Juice’ Wells signs NIL deal with Garnet Trust

Antwane Wells
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Shortly after signing Gamecocks quarterback Spencer Rattler to an NIL deal, Garnet Trust – South Carolina-focused NIL collective – inked a partnership with wide receiver Antwane “Juice” Wells Jr.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, Wells Jr. will provide content and make in-person and digital appearances for a variety of initiatives involving Garnet Trust. He will also promote a number of charitable organizations on behalf of Garnet Trust Foundation.

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“I am grateful for the opportunity to work with this great organization,” Wells said in a press release. “I am looking forward to continuing to connect with Gamecock fans – the best in the country – and to making a difference in the community.”

Wells, who transferred to South Carolina from James Madison, came away with a productive season for the Gamecocks. He hauled in 68 receptions for 928 yards and six touchdowns this past year.

“We are excited to work with Juice in 2023 and are thankful to our members and supporters for making this possible,” Jeremy Smith, Director of Operations for Garnet Trust, said in a statement. “We cannot wait to see the influence that Juice has both on and off the field this season.”

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Garnet Trust is a platform for South Carolina fans to connect with student-athletes through name, image and likeness deals. Those student- athletes are compensated to engage with Garnet Trust members through videos and written content, autographing items, attending events, and many other deliverables.

Wells is expected to make an immediate impact through his NIL partnership with the collective.