Memphis announces ‘MaximUM’ program as new NCAA compensation era begins

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 01, 2021 3:20 PM CT | Published: June 30, 2021 1:37 PM CT
<strong>Men&rsquo;s football coach Ryan Silverfield has experience dealing with Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) programs such as the one announced by the University of Memphis on Wednesday, June 30.&nbsp;&ldquo;We are very excited about our partnership with Opendorse so that our student-athletes can maximize their Name, Image and Likeness opportunities here at the University of Memphis,&rdquo; Silverfield said in a statement.</strong> (Carolyn Andros/University of Memphis file)

Men’s football coach Ryan Silverfield has experience dealing with Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) programs such as the one announced by the University of Memphis on Wednesday, June 30. “We are very excited about our partnership with Opendorse so that our student-athletes can maximize their Name, Image and Likeness opportunities here at the University of Memphis,” Silverfield said in a statement. (Carolyn Andros/University of Memphis file)

The Tigers will work with company Opendorse as student-athletes will be able earn money from social media and branding.

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