Gonzaga stars to appear at NIL autograph session with Friends of Spike

Gonzaga stars to appear at NIL autograph session with Friends of Spike While NIL deals in college football have dominated the headlines, star basketball players are also doing deals. That’s especially true in communities like Spokane, Wash., where fans are crazy about the Gonzaga basketball program. That’s why it’s no surprise to see the Friends […]

Special Guest Matt Santangelo Joins Gonzaga Nation

Special Guest Matt Santangelo Joins Gonzaga Nation On a special bonus episode of the Gonzaga Nation podcast host Dan Dickau gets to catch up with fellow Zag alum Matt Santangelo. They talk NLI deals, the status of the program, what Matt has been up to and much more. He also talks about his new platform […]

Former Gonzaga standouts aiming to help current student athletes turn a profit

Former Gonzaga standouts aiming to help current student athletes turn a profit SPOKANE, Wash. — Just a few years ago the idea of college students athletes making money was against the rules, and in many times looked down upon. However the name, image, and likeness rules have become a major factor during this college season […]

Former Gonzaga players launch ‘Friends of Spike’ program to help athletes with NIL

‘Friends of Spike’ NIL Collective Formed to Benefit Gonzaga Student Athletes The latest NIL collective (we’re tracking all the NIL collectives here) has been formed to benefit Gonzaga student athletes: Friends of Spike. The initiative is made possible by long-time GU supporters Gee Automotive, Washington Trust Bank, The Wolff Company and Dealers Auto Auction, along […]

Friends of Spike Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMMUNITY LEADERS LAUNCH “FRIENDS OF SPIKE” COLLECTIVE, PROVIDING GONZAGA UNIVERSITY STUDENT-ATHLETES WITH UNPARALLELED REVENUE EARNING OPPORTUNITIES Spokane, WA (March 1, 2022) – Today, key community supporters of Gonzaga University student-athletes unveiled “Friends of Spike,” the first significant Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) collective supporting men and women’s basketball and other sports. The […]