Spry 5 – January 11, 2022
A quick look back and lots of plans to move forward!
It’s fun to say that NIL was introduced last year; it makes our young industry sound a little older and wiser. And while we officially have 6 months of NIL opportunities and programs under our belts 2022 promises to bring continued change and opportunity.
SPORTS LAWS THAT CHANGED IN 2021
What’s changed in college sports?
While NIL topped the charts in the courtroom in 2020 and 2021, there are several other interesting legal topics to research.
INTERNATIONAL ATHLETES ARE BLOCKED FROM NIL
What’s the answer to helping international athletes?
Due to visa restrictions, international athletes are unable to sign NIL deals. The article mentions that if an institution finds out that international student-athletes are participating in NIL opportunities the school is obligated to terminate their visa.
NIL AND THE TRANSFER PORTAL HAVE CHANGED THE NCAA
From the coaches desk
NIL and the transfer portal have changed the game for collegiate coaches and student-athletes. FSU’s Leonard Hamilton discusses how he is trying to keep up with the changes to the system. Recruiting and keeping student-athletes on campus is a new ballgame these days.
WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF NIL LOOK LIKE?
Miami AD lays out his vision
NIL is new but there are a lot of predictions about where these deals will go. It’s interesting to read what Miami AD, Dan Radakovish has to say about his vision for the future.
NIL OPPORTUNITIES WE’VE SEEN
A quick summary of deals
Read about a few NIL deals that created headlines in 2021.