Illinois Rep. Kam Buckner on his proposed bill that will allow college athletes to profit from their endorsements

Karen Conti

A television is tuned to the Big Ten network as Nebraska merchandise is offered for sale at the Husker Hounds store in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. The Big Ten conference announced on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, they won’t play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, becoming the first of college sports’ power conferences to yield to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Karen Conti speaks with Illinois Rep. Kam Buckner about the bill he sponsored allowing college athletes to profit from their endorsements/likeness. Kam explains the specifics of this bill and the impact this will have on college sports, shares an update on the current standing of getting this fully passed and made into a mandated law, and much more.

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