‘Friends of Rocky’ becomes 1st NIL Collective in Mid-American Conference

‘Friends of Rocky’ becomes 1st NIL Collective in Mid-American Conference State coach Ryan Day made headlines on June 2 when he said the Buckeyes need $13 million per season to keep their roster intact. A NIL Collective named Friends of Rocky made up of University of Toledo football donors is setting the market rate in […]

Toledo NIL collective Friends of Rocky becomes first MAC collective

Toledo NIL collective Friends of Rocky becomes first MAC collective Toledo is the first MAC school to have a NIL collective. It’s called Friends of Rocky, referencing the school’s mascot, and it will support Toledo Rocket athletics. Friends of Rocky has a board of directors, while Toledo businessman Cleves Delp will chair the collective. The […]

UToledo Name, Image, and Likeness collective announced

UToledo Name, Image, and Likeness collective announced TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Toledo community leaders have partnered with Blueprint Sports to unveil ‘Friends of ‘Rocky’ – the first Name, Image and Likeness Collective supporting student-athletes at the University of Toledo. ‘Friends of Rocky’ is led by a board of advisors made up of local fans, alumni […]