The name, image and likeness era of college sports is upon us. For LSU women’s basketball stars Angel Reese and Flau'Jae Johnson, that means taking advantage of their newfound prominence after leading the Tigers to a national championship.
Both have seen their social media followings skyrocket after the win over Iowa — Reese especially, who found herself at the center of a number of online discussions over the last week. Both have signed new NIL deals.
The first is with Raising Cane’s, and Reese, Johnson and coach Kim Mulkey were seen working behind the counter at the fast-food restaurant, which began in Baton Rouge, on Wednesday during the lunch hour.
— Raising Cane's (@raisingcanes) April 5, 2023
The pair also recently signed a deal with apparel and merchandise company Campus Inkto produce limited-edition LSU jerseys. According to On3, they will receive between $8 and $15 for each jersey sold.
Women’s basketball is growing rapidly in popularity, and as two of the game’s biggest personalities, Reese and Johnson are at the forefront of that growth.
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