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- Feb 1, 2010
Texas RB Bijan Robinson Lands Lamborghini NIL Deal
This partnership is Robinson’s sixth NIL deal so far in his two-year college football career.
NIL deal: $136,000 … plus tuitionsThis is an example of a university’s athletic program thinking outside the box. In a deal with Built Bar, all 136 Brigham Young football players — that’s scholarship players AND walk-ons — can earn up to $1,000 as brand ambassadors.
Oh, and the deal also pays for the tuition for all walk-ons.
Texas offensive linemenNIL deal: $800,000
A non-profit entity will give $50,000 to each of 16 Texas offensive linemen on scholarship, with the twist being that the players must use the funds to support charitable causes.
Unnamed college football recruit from Class of 2023
NIL deal: $8 million
Yes, you read that right. An unnamed high school college football player has signed a deal that could pay him up to $8 million, The Athletic reported March 12. The contract reportedly will pay $350,000 right away, with escalating payments that will total $2 million per year.
The deal is the largest NIL deal ever signed by a non-professional athlete, The Athletic reported, citing two unnamed experts.