The app allows fans to receive a FaceTime call from their favorite athletes. Fans pay through the app and the athletes call them.
Connolly joined Good Morning San Diego to discuss the app and how new NCAA NIL rules will impact the app and college athletes.
As Rob Connolly underwent a local surgery in January, the doctor tried to keep him loose, offering an open-ended question to take Connolly’s mind off the operation.
“He asked me, ‘If you could meet any sports star, past or present, who would it be and what would you want to talk about?’” Connolly recalled.Read more here
Less than a week after the NCAA finally gave in and began allowing student-athletes to cash in on marketing and sponsorship deals, a San Diego State football star has become one of the first pioneers to dip his toe in the water.Read more here
SAN DIEGO – The recent NCAA ruling to allow athletes to profit off their name has opened up a new frontier in college athletics, and some local sports figures already are cashing in.“It’s going to help the athletes a lot, getting their name out there and being able to monetize that name,” San Diego State senior running back Greg Bell said.Read more here