There will be many firsts in the new era of sports colleges that allow athletes to take advantage of their name, image and resemblance.
College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving has become the first sponsor of an entire team, announcing an agreement with the Central Florida women’s basketball team on Wednesday.
The Florida-based company was aggressive in taking advantage of NIL rules. It also sponsors the D’Eriq King in Miami, Florida.
“As a former college basketball player and father of three daughters, it is a great honor for our organization to be able to support these outstanding female athletes and teammates who work so hard at their job,” said College Hunks co-founder Nick Friedman. a statement. “Through our partnership with UCF women’s basketball players, we hope we can help them grow as they want to run big in this year’s NCAA tournament while touring school and life at the same time.”
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No financial figures were released.
“College Hunks is an organization that cares about the community, which is clear from their charity program that provides free movement for survivors of domestic violence,” Central Florida Rebecca Ray Ripley’s women’s basketball team said in a statement. “My teammates and we look forward to working with the College Hunks and aligning ourselves with this first class in the class.”
The Knights finished 16-5 last season after losing to Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.