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Saban accuses Jackson State of paying a $1 million NIL deal for athlete

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Nick Saban (photo courtesy UA Athletics)

On Wednesday night, the University of Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban accused Jackson State University of paying a football player a one million dollar NIL (name, image and likeness) deal.

In the interview, Saban never mentioned which player he was referring to but speculation indicates that it was probably the nation’s top recruit Travis Hunter.

JSU Head Coach Deion Sanders didn’t hesitate to address the rumors on Twitter and announced he will speak on the situation on Thursday.

Saban seemed to be concerned about JSU players’ NIL deals even though his comments on the athlete were not confirmed. However, it has been confirmed that his quarterback Bryce Young signed more than $800,000 in NIL deals last July.

 

 

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