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Team Tuesday NIL Deal

The Spry team knows their value and everyone is ready to take advantage of NIL opportunities (even though we aren’t student-athletes). After watching deals being signed for the past year, we are ready to commit.  Read below to learn what companies the Spry team would sign a deal with.


If you were signed for a NIL deal, what product or brand would it be for?

  • Great question! A fashion house, an athletic brand and/or at a leadership and educational lecture series – Christine Simmons
  • Burger King, because I’ve always thought the Whopper crushes the Big Mac. – Todd Hairston
  • It would 100% be a SUSTAINABILITY FOCUSED COMPANY – Ellen Zavian
  • My favorite diner in Winston Salem, Allen’s Frozen Diary Treats. – Lyle Adams
  • A kitty litter brand and payment would have to be in product!  – Barbara Walker
  • Definitely a food delivery service like GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash, etc. – Jackson Donahue
  • Apple or Chick-Fil-A for their innovation and customer service. – Keith Martin
  • United Airlines, I would love to travel and report/post as a brand ambassador! – Sarah Knysh

If you want to learn more about which Spry product feature is the favorite check out this post. 

Lyle Adams


Lyle was a member of the 2007 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship team at Wake Forest. After embarking on a professional soccer career, Lyle transitioned to the tech industry, where he was one of the first 100 employees at Uber, designing platforms and tools for data consumers. Lyle also holds a Master’s in Sports Management from Columbia University.