After members of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved a name, image and likeness bill, allowing athletes at universities across the state to profit off their livelihoods, Gov. Greg Abbott signed it into law on Monday, the Austin American-Statesman reports.
It’s a new era of college football, folks, whether you like it or not.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Omaha-bound Horns owe a lot to their fans
247Sports: With NIL bill signed into law, Texas poised to take advantage of brand power
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: Mike at Night (Pt. 2): Looking at the 2024 quarterback class in Texas
247Sports: Longhorns make big play for four-star linebacker Sebastian Cheeks
247Sports: Texas visit sets a high bar for four-star offensive lineman Cole Hutson
247Sports: Four-star cornerback Javien Toviano calls Texas ‘different’ from any other place
247Sports: Mike at Night: Decommitments and the picture at running back
Inside Texas: Just In Time Evening News: Jones, Owens, Toviano, James
Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: Notes and quotes from numerous weekend visitors
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: YouTubers vs. TikTokers boxing is the hottest sport for a new generation
SB Nation: The Olympics want to make sure athletes use their free condoms for socially-distanced sex only
SB Nation: Steve Smith is turning to broadcasting, and the NFL is not ready
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Predictably, Texas sophomore running back Bijan Robinson was included in Athlon’s preseason All-Big 12 list.