While some felt the NCAA’s rule of allowing athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness (NIL) would create chaos, it is proving to be a positive change for athletes at Brigham Young University.
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- What is NIL?
- Why do you think NIL is such a big topic right now?
- Why do you think the NCAA previously refused to allow its athletes to profit from their NIL?
- What are ethics?
- Do you think the NCAA acted unethically? Why or why not?
- Do you think this opens the doors to collegiate athletes being paid to play? Why or why not?
- Do you think college athletes should be paid to play? Why or why not?
- What is licensing?
- What is the difference between licensee and licensor?
- If you wanted to print a t-shirt featuring the name and number of a BYU player along with the BYU logo, would you need a license? Would that make you the licensee or licensor?
- What is different about how BYU has approached the NIL rule change compared to most programs thus far?