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Full Committee Hearing: “Athletes and Innovators: Analyzing NIL’s Impact on Entrepreneurial Collegiate Athletes”

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 10:00 |

FULL COMMITTEE HEARING – The House Committee on Small Business will hold a full committee hearing titled “Athletes and Innovators: Examining NIL’s Impact on Entrepreneurial College Athletes.” In this hearing, Members will examine the impact the National Collegiate Athletics Association’s (NCAA) name, image, and likeness (NIL) policy changes have had on student athletes’ ability to be entrepreneurial, as well as subsequent challenges student athletes face.

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, September 20th at 10:00 AM

LOCATION: Hearing Room, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building


Mr. Jeremiah Donati

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Texas Christian University

Mr. Gene Smith

Senior Vice President & Wolfe Endowed Athletic Director

The Ohio State University

Mr. Gino Torretta

Heisman Trophy Winner & 2-Time National Champion

College Football Hall of Fame Inductee

Ms. Madeline “Maddie” Salamone

Vice President (Attorney & Athlete Advocate)

College Football Players’ Association (CFBPA)

TO ATTEND OR WATCH: This committee hearing is open to the public and can be viewed online on the Committee’s YouTube channel.