New platform allows fans to support him at University of Illinois
Chicago, IL, August 8, 2022 – Old Bridge resident and University of Illinois football quarterback, Artur Sitkowski, has officially signed a ‘name, image, likeness’ (NIL) deal with NextName which offers fans the opportunity to support him through the sale of his personal digital collectibles, also known as non-fungible tokens (NFT). The collectibles are robust media files with images, music, school logo, and playing statistics. Sitkowski directly receives the majority of proceeds from the sale of his digital collectibles.
NextName is excited to welcome Sitkowski to the platform and invites fans to show their support by purchasing his digital collectibles here: nextname.io/universities/fighting-illini/football/artur-sitkowski/
Sitkowski hails from Old Bridge, NJ where he was a four-star recruit and rated the nation’s # 9 pro-style quarterback by ESPN.com. He helped lead his high school, IMG Academy, to a 9-0 record. After graduating high school, Sitkowski attended Rutgers, where he became one of three true freshmen in Rutgers history to start 11 games at QB in a season. Sitkowski has accumulated numerous accolades in his collegiate career, including Academic All-Big Ten, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, and Illinois Team Offensive MVP.
NextName is a platform designed to support college athletes and teams through the sale of digital collectibles. With just a few clicks, fans can purchase collectibles bearing the name, image, and likeness (NIL) of their favorites. In doing so, NextName provides fans an opportunity to help student-athletes maximize their personal brand and share in the success of college athletics. Following the initial University of Illinois launch, NextName plans to expand its digital collectibles platform to include athletes and universities across the country.
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Contact: Ann Pitcher