Bryce Young, Football, Alabama
Alabama’s current QB has set a lucrative precedent. It pays to be the starting quarterback for Alabama, and Nick Saban can now weaponize this idea for future recruiting. Sophomore QB Bryce Young reportedly earned over $1 million in NIL deals…before making his first collegiate start. With zero career starts under his belt, Young inked deals with Cash App and memorabilia outlets such as Leaf, Onyx and Wild Card.
Young is a five-star recruit out of Southern California and possesses the ‘skills to pay the bills’. A bit undersized for the position (6-foot, 190 pounds), Young makes up for his lack of size by having an advanced mind for the game. He reads defenses extraordinarily well for a young player, and has the arm talent to deliver the ball to Alabama’s bevy of skill players. Young will be a star at the next level.
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