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Too old for college sports, too knowledgeable not to share. Two NIL "experts" share their views on the latest news, biggest NIL deals, and most interesting legislation changes weekly. Hear from industry pros - athletic directors, compliance coordinators, and student-athletes about their thoughts on the NIL landscape. Presented by VicTreeFi. Share your thoughts with us! Email contact@victreefi.com.

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Too old for college sports, too knowledgeable not to share. Two NIL "experts" share their views on the latest news, biggest NIL deals, and most interesting legislation changes weekly. Hear from industry pros - athletic directors, compliance coordinators, and student-athletes about their thoughts on the NIL landscape. Presented by VicTreeFi. Share your thoughts with us! Email contact@victreefi.com.

    Better Brands Lead to Higher Sales

    Better Brands Lead to Higher Sales

    This week we discuss how athletes can build brands that stand out! We also discuss strategies that athletes can implement to help individuals succeed in the NIL world. We interview Hannah One and she describes her work with Nillie Athletes. Hannah lists a few of her favorite athlete brands, including those created by Lyndon Rash from Grambling State University Football, Nick Cardelli from American International College Golf, and Brianna Oats from Tusculum College Soccer. She also discusses how athletes, Like Brianna Oats and Owen Meister consistently promote their brands on social media. 
    We discuss the success of the DePaul and College of Charleston basketball teams. 


    In our News and Facts segment, we discuss the formation of the One Texas Fund, the establishment of The 15 Club, Olivia Dunne’s NIL journey, the Media Innovators Conference from the Sports Business Journal, and recent updates to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s Amateurism rules.   


    Our NIL Mathlete segment covers Hansel Enmanuel’s NIL potential in comparison to NBA income projections.


    We hear from Nillie Athletes Logun Clark, Nick Cardelli, and Chance Deuce Williams. We also discuss our favorite recent nillies including Sataoa Laumea’s deal with C.R. England, England Logistics and the One Initiative. We also discuss Epic Games Inc.’s deal with Ohio State and Michigan athletes. 


    This episode is sponsored by Silent Disco Savannah. 


    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 


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    “Many athletic programs have defaulted to using INFLCR and Opendorse.” (5:35-5:45 | Wheeler)“Some of the nation’s top basketball players decided to return for another year of college ball because of this new NIL world. The riches they make through NIL are possibly keeping them from jumping ship to the NBA.” (19:28-19:35 | Wheeler)- - - - - - - - - - - -
    Name Image Likeness is produced and edited by Palm Tree Pod Co. 

    • 46 min
    NIL Enters Politics

    NIL Enters Politics

    It’s political season, people! This week we speak with UT Martin quarterback Dresser Winn about his experience in the political world. In 2022 Dresser became the first student-athlete to endorse a political candidate. We discuss Dresser’s experience in the NIL world in West Tennessee. We also speak with attorney Dale Hutcherson who represents Dresser in NIL dealings.
    We discuss our excitement for the Bayou Classic and describe the work Nillie is doing for Grambling State athletes within the Icon 1901 Collective. We also discuss our experience at the Savannah Ghost Pirates game.
    In our News and Facts segment, we discuss how Givebacks has partnered with several collectives around the nation. We also discuss recent changes to Delaware’s NIL legislation and clarification on NIL guidance from the National Federation of State High School Associations.
    Our NIL Mathlete segment covers estimates related to the Philly NIL Youth Protection Act.
    We hear from Nillie Athlete Javonte Williams and discuss our favorite recent nillies, including Jesse and Madison Hanson’s deal with K-Guard Virginia Gutters and Mike Morris’ partnership with the Mike Morse Law Firm.
    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 
    In This Episode:
     
    Dresser Winn
    Dale Hutcherson
    Icon 1901 Collective
    Grambling State
    Savannah Ghost Pirates
    Givebacks
    National Federation of State High School Associations
    Javonte Williams

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    • 59 min
    Scholarships and NIL Deals

    Scholarships and NIL Deals

    We speak with John Hulede, founder of the Hulede Collegiate Golf Scholarship, about his experience in creating a scholarship and designing a unique NIL deal for scholarship winners. If you would like to contribute to the 2023 scholarship fund, you can visit bold.org.
    John was a D1 golfer from Towson University and is a first-generation Ghanaian-American. John created the scholarship to help minority golfers succeed on the collegiate level.
    We also discuss Chrissy’s experience at Tally Ho. We discuss Lake Erie Storm wide receiver Peyton Brown. Chrissy proposes a deal between Brown and Waldameer Park. Penn State soccer’s team captain, Peter Mangione, and how Opendorse is creating profiles for student-athletes before they are enrolled on the platform.
    Our News and Facts segment covers the launch of Opper, Philadelphia Councilmember Isaiah Thomas’ introduction of the Philly NIL Youth Protection Act, the formation of the Friends of the Heights and Irish United collectives, and the clarification of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s handbook’s guidelines related to NIL.
    Our NIL Mathlete segment covers Jordan Turner’s partnership with Devery Cash of Keller Williams to raise funds for The Road Home.
    We hear from Nillie Athlete Jalon Sheffield and Jayden Smith from the Icon 1901 Collective. You can also connect with Jayden on Twitter and Instagram. We discuss Makenna Marisa’s NIL deal with Primanti Brothers and the Crimson and Cream Collective’s autograph signing with the Oklahoma women’s softball team.
    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 

    • 1 hr 1 min
    NIL Updates and Tips

    NIL Updates and Tips

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors just released new clarifications related to the interim policy for name, image, and likeness - and we want to talk about it!
    We also speak with Chris Ganter from Tip My Team about his creative approach to entering the NIL world. We discuss the growing pains of establishing a business. We also discuss the charitable arm of Tip My Team and how funds raised are distributed.
    We cover how Sonny Dykes has embraced the Hypnotoad as the unofficial mascot of TCU football. We talk about UAB’s DeWayne McBride deserves more NIL opportunities. We cover the Michigan Sports Business Conference and the inclusion of NIL within the agenda. We also discuss UAB’s NIL platform.
    Our NIL Mathlete segment covers Ivory Durham’s deal with Big Nick’s. 
    This episode is sponsored by TipMyTeam, a non-profit taking a bold, unique step toward the new NIL landscape. TipMyTeam provides a platform for all college sports fans to sponsor their favorite teams from any collegiate sport. Funds go straight to the student-athletes as well as a charity that helps disenfranchised graduated athletes struggling with mental and physical health. Sign up today at TipMyTeam.com.
    We hear from Nillie Athlete Harrison Barnes from the Icon 1901 Collective. We discuss Tommy Brown’s deal with Shinesty. We talk about the newest additions to Outback’s Steak It To The House campaign - including Dematrius Davis Jr., Josh Downs, Jaydon Hodge, Justin Shorter, Beaux Collins, Sean Tucker, Errington Truesdell, KD Hill, and Jake Bobo.
    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 

    • 59 min
    Inside NIL Mentorship

    Inside NIL Mentorship

    We are talking about how athletes navigate business and major life decisions. As athletes continue to earn NIL income, they may face challenges when it comes to managing this money. We speak with Julia Hurley from Just Homes Group about navigating this new NIL landscape. She shares a few real-life examples of challenges University of Tennessee athletes have faced. She also gives practical advice to athletes interested in real estate.
    We talk about one of the Ivy League’s top athletes, Andrei Iosivas, and his Day in the Life video. We discuss Bruce Pearl’s comments on NIL. We cover the proposed Collegiate Athlete Compensation Rights Act (as reintroduced by Senator Roger Wicker). We also discuss the groundbreaking approval of Northwestern State freshman guard and Dominican Republic native Hansel Enmanuel’s O-1 visa. He is represented by Z-Axis Sports.
    Our NIL Mathlete segment covers projections for the Bobcat Collective.
    This episode is sponsored by TipMyTeam, a non-profit taking a bold, unique step toward the new NIL landscape. TipMyTeam provides a platform for all college sports fans to sponsor their favorite teams from any collegiate sport. Funds go straight to the student-athletes as well as a charity that helps disenfranchised graduated athletes struggling with mental and physical health. Sign up today at TipMyTeam.com.
    We hear from Nillie Athlete Daniel Abdul. We cover Wendell Green Jr.’s partnership with Smooth N Groove and Gordon McKernan’s Play for Pink campaign with Get Gordon Athletes.
    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 
    You can connect with Julia on Instagram or by phone at 865-237-7328.
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    • 46 min
    GameDay’s Rece Davis Talks NIL

    GameDay’s Rece Davis Talks NIL

    We discuss the Thomson Reuters NIL event. Rece Davis, host of ESPN’s College GameDay, joined the discussion along with Michael McCann, a legal analyst for Sportico and former legal analyst and staff writer for Sports Illustrated.

    We describe the various ways athletic programs are educating alumni and the community about NIL. We highlight efforts by Penn State and Rutgers. We also discuss Sean Clifford’s NIL agency, Limitless NIL. Our NIL Mathlete segment discusses the NIL potential for high school students in Alaska and Connecticut. We also discuss Jamarion Sharp’s new puppy, Joker!
    This episode is sponsored by TipMyTeam, a non-profit taking a bold, unique step towards the new NIL landscape. TipMyTeam provides a platform for all college sports fans to sponsor their favorite teams from any collegiate sport. Funds go straight to the student-athletes as well as a charity that helps disenfranchised graduated athletes struggling with mental and physical health. Sign up today at TipMyTeam.com.
    We hear from Nillie Athletes Brianna Oats and Harrison Barnes. We cover Leaky Black’s NIL deal with Ease Plumbing and Air and Reese’s NIL deal with football players with the surname Reese.
    To learn more about our Nillie platform, visit nillie.io or email contact@victreefi.com. To learn more about our Framework platform, visit victreefi.com. 

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

nancyflemming ,

Fun to listen to!!

They always present great information for anyone who is interested or has a stake in anything NIL related. I learned a lot about strategies and how the system works at present. The rules seem to be ever evolving so I listen to keep up with the latest changes.

Spoocus2 ,

Must Listen!

If your friends were explaining NIL to you, this would be it. Entertaining and educational. Chrissy and Wheeler do a fantastic job exploring the evolving world NIL. Join the #Nillionaires club today!

D3n51 ,

NIL

Excellent, fun presentation! Good job Chrissy and Wheeler. Looking forward to the next episode!!

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