THE FIRST ANNUAL

POSTGAME

NIL
AWARDS

In honor the of the one-year Anniversary of Name, Image & Likeness (NIL) - and the thousands of influencer campaigns created by Postgame members since last July - we would like to recognize some of our favorite athletes and campaigns. The 2022 Postgame NIL Award Winners Are...

Best Overall Content

Male Athlete

This award recognizes the male student-athlete with the best overall influencer campaign content - including a combination of creativity, photography/videography, production and more.

Mason Gillis

Purdue - Basketball

Campaign: Izod

Best Overall Content

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete with the best overall campaign content - including a combination of creativity, photography/videography, production and more.

Shae Anderson

UCLA - Track & Field

Campaign: Free People Movement

Best 'First' Content

Male Athlete

 This award recognizes the male student-athlete that will go down in history as having produced one of the best first-ever pieces of content in the earliest days of NIL. 

Mac Horvath

North Carolina - Baseball

Campaign: York Athletics

Best 'First' Content

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete that will go down in history as having produced one of the best first-ever pieces of content in the earliest days of NIL.

Destanni Henderson

South Carolina - Women's Basketball

Campaign: Reebok

Most Reliable

Male Athlete

This award recognizes the male student-athlete that has been the most reliable to work with.  The athlete produces quality content, is dependable and is a pleasure for our campaign team to work with.

Gregory Desrosiers

UMass - Football

Campaign: Slate Milk

Most Reliable

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete that has been the most reliable to work with.  The athlete produces quality content, is dependable and is a pleasure for our campaign team to work with.

Ashley Gilliam

Mississippi State University - Golf

Campaign: Free People Movement

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Best Quality

Video

This award recognizes the student-athlete that submitted content with superior video quality.

Jazz Bond

UNF - Basketball

Campaign: Reebok

Best Quality

Photography

This award recognizes the student-athlete that submitted content with superior photography.

Dalen Terry

Arizona - Basketball

Campaign: Reebok

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Best Storyline

Video

This award recognizes the student-athlete that submitted content with the best video editing and creative storyline.

Keilan Robinson

Texas - Football

Campaign: Reebok

Most Creative

Short Form Video

This award recognizes the student-athlete that submitted the most creative content designed for short form video (Instagram Story/Reels).

Tyger Campbell

UCLA - Men's Basketball

Campaign: Harmless Harvest

NFT of the Year

Male Athlete

This award recognizes the male student-athlete who had the best overall sales of an NFT (volume + price) combined with outstanding play on the field - helping to increase value to the owners of his NFT.

Ivan Melendez

Texas - Baseball

National Player of the Year - Collegiate Baseball

NFT of the Year

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete who had the best overall sales of an NFT (volume + price) combined with outstanding play on the field - helping to increase value to the owners of her NFT.

Taylor Manson

Florida - Women's Track & Field

Olympic Medalist - 1st Team All American

Top Newcomer

Male Athlete

This award recognizes the male student-athlete who came on late in the year to produce quality content for our brand partners.

Keshad Johnson

SDSU - Basketball

Campaign: Harmless Harvest

Top Newcomer

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete who came on late in the year to produce quality content for our brand partners.

Tessa VanWinkle

UCLA - Beach Volleyball

Campaign: Free People, Harmless Harvest

Top Advocate

Male Athlete

This award recognizes the male student-athlete who best leveraged their NIL to create awareness around a cause.

Cayden Henschel

Wisconsin-Parkside - Wrestling

Campaign: Quizlet - Mental Health Awareness Month

Top Advocate

Female Athlete

This award recognizes the female student-athlete who best leveraged their NIL to create awareness around a cause.

Kayla Kaiser

Georgia Tech - Volleyball

Campaign: Quizlet - Mental Health Awareness Month

NIL Coin Award

Overall Athlete

This award recognizes the student-athlete who received the most NIL Coin rewards for quality content, communication skills and reliability across multiple campaigns. NIL Coin cryptocurrency is the official crypto designed to reward athletes for their Name, Image & Likeness.

Tariq Speights

Eastern Michigan - Football

Campaigns: Reebok, DoorDash, Quizlet, SI...

Honorable Mention

Lexi Ellis (University of Oregon), Nyree Brown (UCLA), Dre Davis (Louisville), Davion Robinson (Evergreen State), Riley White (Alabama), Taylor Moreno (UNC), Alfonso Plummer (Illinois), Payton Willis (Minnesota), Sam Brunelle (Virginia), Rhyne Howard (Kentucky), Kendall Kipp (Stanford), Dylan Kolak (Illinois), Emma Hansen (FGCU)