Bret Oliverio poses at his Sup Dogs restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, July 15, 2021. Oliverio wants to pursue deals with college athletes to endorse his restaurant specializing in hot dogs and burgers along the main Franklin Street drag steps from the University of North Carolina. Like other small-business owners in college towns, he has to sort out what that entails with athletes free to profit from use of their name, image and likeness (NIL) for the first time. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 file photo, Iowa wide receiver Tyrone Tracy Jr. runs on the field during an NCAA college football game against Michigan State in Iowa City, Iowa. It was back in the 2019 season when Tyrone Tracy Jr., gave himself the nickname “Sweet Feet.” Never mind that Tracy was just a redshirt freshman in Iowa’s experienced wide receiver group. He came up with it, he said that season, so it was his. Two years later, he said he’s keeping it.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Herschel Walker talks about 150 years of college football during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Day in Hoover, Ala. Walker appears to have a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

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Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian walks on stage behind mannequins wearing Texas and Oklahoma uniforms during the NCAA college football Big 12 media days Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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Boston College offensive lineman Zion Johnson answers a question during an NCAA college football news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference media days in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, July 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

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