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Podcast: Former All-American Drew Butler discusses athlete compensation options

Butler is now the collegiate head of digital marketplace Icon Source.

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Matt Tamanini Matt Tamanini is the co-managing editor of Land-Grant Holy Land having joined the site in 2016.

On Land-Grant Holy Land In Conversation, we talk to people in and around Ohio State athletics, and the sporting world at large, to bring you a different insight and perspective to the teams, athletes, and university that you love.

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On today’s episode, I am in conversation with two-time All-American and Ray Guy winning punter from the University of Georgia Drew Butler. Following the end of his NFL career, Drew has been working at the intersection of sports and media, and has recently become the head of the college division for Icon Source, a digital marketplace that connects brands with professional and college athletes.

Icon Source’s goal is to create an easy, efficient, legal opportunity for brands and college athletes to work together once Name, Image, and Likeness laws take effect in various states across the country beginning on July 1st.

Drew and I discuss all sorts of topics related to student-athlete compensation, what recent legislation means to these efforts, and how Icon Source works to the advantage of both brand and athlete.

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