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    The Kraken
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    Eastern Michigan Offers Caleb Williams $1,000,000

    For 1 year

    Things crazy, and gonna get crazier

    https://www.foxnews.com/sports/caleb...stern-michigan

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    Wha a joke

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    What???
    😂😂😂

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Wha a joke
    Ha-ha, so much for amateurism.

    If you're Williams, do you take it? I would!

    Reasons for taking the $1Mill:

    1) You're still young. Getting $1Mill into invested assets at AGE 20 is a great deal.

    2) NFL scouting has shown that there's no (real) bias toward big teams. If you're good, they'll find you.

    3) Against MAC competition, if he's as good as we think, he'll put up Video Game #s. Stock will rise.

    He's a fool to dismiss. He should do it.

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    Oh, also there's the element of NFL being risky and no sure-thing:

    1) What team you go to matters a lot.
    2) Injury risk.
    3) Bust risk. Often not tied to YOUR skill-level.

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    Bidding will go higher than that - but a solid starting point!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckyTheGoat View Post
    Ha-ha, so much for amateurism.

    If you're Williams, do you take it? I would!

    Reasons for taking the $1Mill:

    1) You're still young. Getting $1Mill into invested assets at AGE 20 is a great deal.

    2) NFL scouting has shown that there's no (real) bias toward big teams. If you're good, they'll find you.

    3) Against MAC competition, if he's as good as we think, he'll put up Video Game #s. Stock will rise.

    He's a fool to dismiss. He should do it.
    lol they do not invest

    Its all gone 6 months

    3 girls pregnant

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    No brainer -you take the $.....its really taht simple lol...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckyTheGoat View Post
    ...1) You're still young. Getting $1Mill into invested assets at AGE 20 is a great deal...
    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    lol they do not invest

    Its all gone 6 months

    3 girls pregnant
    Yeah, I wonder how long before they realize they’re going to have to hire special advisers to teach young athletes what to do when they come in the money.

    The NFL learned, NCAAF will too if they keep this up.

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    I don't believe there are really any rules anymore regarding NIL if this is legit

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Kraken View Post
    For 1 year

    Things crazy, and gonna get crazier

    https://www.foxnews.com/sports/caleb...stern-michigan
    Eastern Michigan didn't offer him anything, Charlie Batch threw his company made an oral offer, which isn't encforceable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckyTheGoat View Post
    Ha-ha, so much for amateurism.

    If you're Williams, do you take it? I would!

    Reasons for taking the $1Mill:

    1) You're still young. Getting $1Mill into invested assets at AGE 20 is a great deal.

    2) NFL scouting has shown that there's no (real) bias toward big teams. If you're good, they'll find you.

    3) Against MAC competition, if he's as good as we think, he'll put up Video Game #s. Stock will rise.

    He's a fool to dismiss. He should do it.
    Wrong, he'll also have mac talent around him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaperTrail07 View Post
    No brainer -you take the $.....its really taht simple lol...
    Or wait for a better offer...

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    Who didn't see this coming?? Georgetown and UConn will have decent football teams at this rate. It only takes getting a few and the whole team and program gets better.

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    For some players, merely because of age and dollar amounts, this will not end well.

    Train wrecks are coming.


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    If boosters start spending $10 million on players instead of coaches, they will get a lot better results.

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    NIL won't ruin college football! I promise! Smh....

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    Quote Originally Posted by thomorino View Post
    Eastern Michigan didn't offer him anything, Charlie Batch threw his company made an oral offer, which isn't encforceable.
    Correct. However we can assume that Williams has smart enough people to get the offer in a written contract.

    And even though Eastern Michigan is not putting up the money, its really the wild west right now. People offering a million dollars to athletes to go to a certain school to play football. Its almost like we are back in the 80's

    Colleges have shown historically they're willing to pay players to pay for their school.

    This is all very convoluted and will get messy. Not necessarily for Williams but for college sports, NIL, and college atheltes in general

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    A NIL is a contract. It is not an offer.

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    NIL will lead to players getting paid because they cannot control the players. The only way you can control them is to get them under contract. College football is total free agency now. There has never been a league with total free agency because they cannot control players and movement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger T. Bannon View Post
    If boosters start spending $10 million on players instead of coaches, they will get a lot better results.
    So true.

    Man have there been some disastrous coaching deals in the past.

    There will bad player contracts too, but I think you're more right than wrong there.

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    right lol.....wow
    Quote Originally Posted by JAKEPEAVY21 View Post
    Or wait for a better offer...

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