Earlier this week, Sports Business Journal (SBJ) named its Power Players in Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) and Virginia Tech Athletics’ collective, Triumph NIL, was named to the prestigious list, cementing Virginia Tech’s status as a leader in the NIL space.
SBJ examined the top entities in NIL, with who’s doing the deals, who’s setting the trends, who’s making the most of the dynamic space and who is best positioned for the future.
Triumph was one of nine collectives on the list and has put a focus on content creation, ranging from podcasts of Virginia Tech student-athletes, meet and greets, shoutouts, live shows and more. It currently has signed over 150 Hokie student-athletes.
Sports Business Journal sits at the epicenter of the sports industry. SBJ provides the news, the networking and the data to equip the most powerful executives in sports business to make more informed decisions, deals and partnerships. SBJ’s award-winning media content is delivered via multiple media platforms, unparalleled networking opportunities through its hallmark events and awards and market-leading data.
Sports Business Journal’s weekly and daily content provides original reporting and news aggregation, plus newsletters, podcasts and video. SBJ’s renowned events create opportunities for lead generation and partnerships as well as showcase the industry’s best talent in widely-viewed awards series. SBJ Atlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs.
Triumph NIL was founded to create meaningful Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) partnerships for student-athletes. We specialize in curating opportunities that meet all NCAA compliance and state legal criteria. Triumph seeks to maximize individual and group earning potential and provide clarity to key stakeholders through creative activations.
Triumph is a team whose individual skills and experience combine to address the needs of NIL in college athletics. Triumph works to collaborate with businesses, charitable organizations and student-athletes to provide meaningful experiences for the greater good of all.
Virginia Tech Athletics is committed to reaching for excellence in all that we do, and that begins with elite student-athletes. In the new era of collegiate athletics, powerful name, image, and likeness opportunities matter to Hokie student-athletes. The Hokies are in a unique position to turn local sports legends into national sports icons. We are working to engage with our incredible fans throughout Hokie Nation and the broader business community to find additional endorsement opportunities and charitable causes which our student-athletes may now participate in.
Virginia Tech student-athletes put it all on the line when supporters start jumping. Now, Hokie Nation can do the same by aiding in name, image and likeness opportunities, helping to jump start Tech student-athletes as they reach for excellence.
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