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What does the nil rule mean for college athletes?
It means that athletes can now make money off of sponsorship deals, jersey sales, etc. Within hours of the rule becoming official, college athletes across the country were announcing partnerships with local and national businesses. Which NCAA athletes will make the most money on NIL deals?
Where did the term nil come from in football?
There are sources that claim the forefather of modern football is calcio fiorentino played in 15th century Florence, which suggests that the sport had continued to be played in Italy long after the fall of the Roman empire. To further back up my hypothesis, English football is not alone in using the term nil.
What is a nil-nil result in football?
In football (soccer) in the United Kingdom, if neither side manages to score a goal during a match, the score is always said to be read out as a nil-nil result or a nil-nil draw.
Can college athletes make money from nil?
As of July 1, 2021, college athletes are allowed to make money off of their name, image and likeness, or NIL, for short. This does not mean that the universities and colleges will pay the athletes. It means that athletes can now make money off of sponsorship deals, jersey sales, etc.