Angel Reese is arguably the most popular NCAA Women's Basketball star of all time. Since helping lead the LSU Tigers to the National Championship, Reese has been a popular topic. Including recently when Shaq stated she is the best athlete in the history of LSU athletics. Now it seems her advertising potential is starting to see movement. NIL has been a huge change in the way college athletics are handled. College athletes getting the chance to make their own income have seen so many positive stories already.
Now it seems that Reese could be ready to cash in on her own NIL opportunities. According to the popular college recruiting site ON3 Sports, Reese could make history. The site has its own NIL valuation system, and it shows that Reese has become a megastar. Reese's NIL valuation currently sits at $1.3 million. According to the site, "She has gained over 2 million followers across her social media platforms since the beginning of March Madness." This makes her the highest projected earner in all of Women's College Basketball.
The Legend Of Angel Reese Continues To Grow
Knowing this information makes a ton of sense as to why Reese decided to stay at LSU. This kind of money is way larger than what is made by players in the WNBA. Sadly women athletes' financial comparison to the men, has long been an issue in professional sports. However, Reese is one of the many women's stars that has begun to change the game. The $1.3 million potential earners are larger than many in the men's NCAA. Reese is just further proof that fans are interested in women's athletics.
Angel Reese has reached superstar status. Even when the media wanted to discuss things other than her game, Reese stood for what she believed in. A lot was discussed about her on the court celebrations. However, that is seemingly all in the past. Now Reese's talents are getting noticed by all the right people. What are your thoughts on NIL in college athletics? Do you believe it is fair for NIL to be uncapped? Give us your thoughts on the situation in the comment section. For the latest updates in sports, keep it right here with HNHH.