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Art of Negotiating an NIL Deal: Part One

Negotiating NIL Sponsorship Deals with College Athletes: Part One

By Ashley Landers

Texas Creative recently helped our clients at Davis Law Firm secure a big win by negotiating an NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) deal with the University of Texas’s star quarterback, Quinn Ewers. Negotiating NIL sponsorship deals with college athletes not only requires a true understanding of the athlete's value, but it involves relationship building with sponsors and navigating the unique landscape of collegiate athletics. Here are five smart plays to make: Understand the Rules and Regs.  The