College Athletes With NIL Sponsorship Deals

Thanks to the recent NCAA’s rules to generate income through that enable student athlete sponsorship deals wherein they can use their names, likenesses, and images (NIL). Companies are now coming to college athletes with NIL sponsorship deals that are mutually advantageous to both sides. 

Hundreds of thousands of college athletes are now making a lot of money by signing NIL sponsorship deals. Everything is on the table, from restaurants to podcasts, in the hopes of finding one that will work for both the athlete’s brand and the company. Check out our list of college athletes with NIL sponsorship deals.

1. Hanna Cavinder and Haley Cavinder (Twins)

Sport: Women’s Basketball

Position: Point Guard

School: Fresno State University

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Boost Mobile (cell phone company)

-Six Star (vitamin and supplements company)

-PSD Underwear (sports underwear)

-Champ Sports X East Bay (sportswear brand)

-WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.)

2. Antwan Owens

Sport: Football 

Position: Defensive End

School: Jackson State

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-3 Kings Grooming (hair product company)

3. Bo Nix

Sport: Football 

Position: Quarterback

School: Auburn University

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Milo’s Tea Company (beverage company)

4. Malachi Moore

Sport: Football

School: Defensive Back 

NIL Sponsorship Deals: University of Alabama

-Milo’s Tea Company (beverage company)

5. Hercy Miller

Sport: Men’s Basketball

Position: Guard

School: Tennessee State

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Web Apps America (technology company)

6. D’Eriq King

Sport: Football

Position: Quarterback

School: University of Miami

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Panthers (NHL team)

-College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving (moving company)

-Murphy Auto Group (automobile company)

-Dreamfield (NIL market platform)

7. Jordan Bohannon

Sport: Men’s Basketball

School: University of Iowa

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Boomin Iowa Fireworks (local fireworks company)

-Cobratype Computers (computer store)

8. Lexi Sun

Sport: Women’s Volleyball

Position: Outside Hitter

School: University of Nebraska

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-REN Athletics (sportswear company)

-Borsheims (jewelry stores)

9. Trey McGowens and Bryce McGowens (Brothers)

Sport: Men’s Basketball

Position: Guard, Shooting Guard

School: University of Nebraska

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-Off Court with the McGowens Podcast, by HuskerOnline Podcast

-Triple B Printing (local printing shop)

10. Trey Knox

Sport: Football 

Position: Wide Receiver

School: University of Arkansas

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-PetSmart (pet supplies company)

11. Dontaie Allen

Sport: Men’s Basketball

Position: Shooting Guard

School: University of Kentucky

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-The Player’s Trunk (online consignment shop)

-Cameo (social media app)

12. Alex Washington

Sport: Football 

Position: Cornerback

School: Harvard University

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-Playa Bowls (restaurant)

-Positivity Alkaline Water (water company)

13. Sam Scherl

Sport: Men’s Squash

School: Harvard University

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-Dunlop Sports (sports merchandise company)

14. Bryce Young

Sport: Football

Position: Quarterback

School: University of Alabama

NIL Sponsorship Deals:

-B-Unlimited (apparel & screen printing studio)b 

-The Bryce Young Podcast by  Volume and iHeart Podcasts

-Netflix (streaming service)

-Subway (fast food restaurant)

-Logan’s Roadhouse (restaurant)

-Cash App (mobile payment service)

-Leaf (sports trading cards and collectibles)

-Wild Card (trading card company)

-Onyx (trading card company)

15. Rayquan Smith

Sport: Football

Position: Running Back

School: Norfolk State University

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Eastbay (sports merchandise company)

-Boost Mobile (cell phone company)

-Norfolk Admirals (Professional Hockey Team)

16. Quinn Ewers 

Sport: Football

Position: Quarterback

School: University of Texas

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Ricart Automotive (car dealer)

-Holy Kombucha (beverage distributor)

-GT Sports Marketing (sports promoter)

17. Davin John Uiagalelei

Sport: Football 

Position: Quarterback

School: Clemson University 

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Keurig Dr Pepper (beverage producer and distributor)

18. Paige Bueckers

Sport: Basketball 

Position: Guard

School: University of Connecticut

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Gatorade (sports drink)

-StockX (online streetwear marketplace)

19. Gable Steveson

Sport: Wresting

Position: 285 lbs.

School: University of Minnesota Athletics

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) 

-Kill Cliff (clean energy drink) 

-Champ Sports X East Bay (sportswear brand)

20. McKenzie Milton

Sport: Football

Position: Quarterback

School: University of Central Florida

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Dreamfield (NIL market platform)

21. Ga’Quincy McKinstry

Sport: Football

Position: Defensive Back

School: University of Alabama

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-Kool-Aid (beverage company)

-Bojangles (restaurant)

22. Julian Champagnie

Sport: Men’s Basketball

Position: Guard

School: St. John’s University

NIL Sponsorship Deals: 

-BlueChip (sports fan apparel shop)

 

Nick Stover

Over the last 30 years, Nick has been an athlete and worked with sports teams at all levels, including youth, college, amateur, and professional. He has held roles as a business owner, COO, CMO, Vice President, General Manager, Director of Social Media, and instructor of undergraduate and graduate courses at multiple universities. As the owner of Shark Jockey Digital, he currently helps clients with brand creation, development projects, lead generation, website creation, SEO, SEM, PPC, social media marketing, Google reviews, online listings, and campaign management. He is a published researcher, presented at national conferences, and holds degrees including an MBA, an MS in Sports Management, and a BS in Health and Sports Studies. Nick is also a husband and father of 2 girls. He is passionate about building PayToPlayMarketing.com as a way to share the advice he experienced and carefully researched to help his own daughters in the future.

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