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NIL: Power 5 Commissioner Urges Congress to Take Action

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Power5 conference commissioner says boosters are sending high school and transfer athletes to their colleges for “payments incorrectly labeled as NIL,” urging Congress to make such actions illegal. ing.

In the two-page letter I got sports illustrated and sent to Senators Tommy Tuberville (Republican-Alabama) and Joe Manchin (Democrat-West Virginia), the most powerful officials in sports, the NIL, or whose name, image, or likeness was given by or by donors. I outlined how they believed they were being exploited – headed bodies across the country. This letter is in response to Tuberville and Manchin’s request for feedback from stakeholders on the evolution of NIL’s compensation for athletes. Earlier this month, senators announced that they plan to draft NIL-related legislation.