In the wake of national laws that now allow college athletes to capitalize off their own names, images and likenesses, Washington State’s most recognizable football player has joined the ever-growing Cameo movement, and plans to share his earnings.
Although his involvement in Washington State’s passing game won’t be as heavy as it once was, Cougars running back Max Borghi was still named to the award given to college football’s most outstanding receiver.
In 2017, Dallas Hobbs, blissfully unaware of the world he was entering and merely grateful for an opportunity to play big-time college football on a full-ride scholarship, jumped onto what the Washington State defensive lineman now describes as the “conveyor belt.”
Four years ago, Calvin Jackson Jr. gained national notoriety for his role in Netflix hit “Last Chance U” – a docuseries that spent a season following Jackson’s football team at Independence (Kansas) Community College.
Shortly after the NCAA revealed a policy that gives student-athletes the opportunity to capitalize on name, image and likeness starting on Thursday, Washington State’s athletic department revealed a comprehensive program that will assist Cougar athletes with NIL.