NIL Update: BYU, Miami Being Investigated For NIL Violations

In August of 2021, BYU announced it had structured a whole-team NIL deal with Built Bar, a protein bar company that would allow scholarship players to receive $1,000 for representing the company, while also paying non-scholarship athletes a stipend, up to the entire cost of tuition (See GF Sports Advisors’ prior blog post on this... View Post

Name, image, likeness: how blurred are the lines?

24 states have been anticipating the change in college athletics that allows student-athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness (NIL) by enacting legislation that will assist their universities in determining right from wrong. As for the other 26 states, they will rely on the preliminary, and vague, NIL rules provided by the NCAA. ... View Post

Name, Image, and Likeness: What’s Next for Idaho Student Athletes

On June 30, 2021, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for the first time granted its student-athletes the ability to benefit from their name, image, and likeness.  The NCAA’s decision came on the heels of a damning United States Supreme Court opinion issued on June 21, 2021. Nat’l Collegiate Athletic Ass’n v. Alston, 141 S.... View Post