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Alabama Crimson Tide's Ga'Quincy 'Kool-Aid' McKinstry Inks Deal With The Brand Almost Two Weeks After Manifesting It

After the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA’s) names, images or likeness (NIL) laws changed this summer, college athletes have been racking up deals and earning the accolades they deserve for the dedication and tireless grind they bring to their respective sports. According to CBS, Alabama Crimson Tide freshman Ga’Quincy McKinstry becomes one of the latest to get in on the action with his recent NIL deal as it is a full circle moment. From his childhood to his collegiate career, his nickname has been “Kool-Aid,” (his officially listed first name on Alabama’s roster). Now, he’s partnered with the drink company itself. Kool-Aid’s Twitter gave a warm welcome to the Alabama football player by switching account names with him. “In honor of our new partnership, we’ve swapped names with Kool-Aid McKinstry and given him the power of OH YEAH,” the brand’s Twitter bio reads . OHHH YEAHH! @GaQMcK1 #ItsOfficial #SigningDay #BrandAthlete — Kool-Aid Man...

Aug 19, 2021