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LSU Star Angel Reese Says The Money She's 'Making Is More Than Some Of The People That Are In The League'

Louisiana State University (LSU) star Angel Reese reportedly has the most NIL deals of all college men’s and women’s basketball players.

Samantha Dorisca

Apr 7, 2023

Shaquille O'Neal's Recalls Why He Didn't Enter The NBA Sooner — "Momma said, 'You're Not Ready, Baby'"

Shaquille O’Neal could have been making millions of dollars after his sophomore year in college, but his parents halted his decision for good reason.

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 1, 2022

Shaq's Son Shareef O'Neal Joins Fellow College Athletes Named To Linktree's Inaugural NIL Class

Shareef O’Neal is doing right by his family name. In a recent report released by Boardroom, the oldest of Shaq’s biological children has been named to Linktree’s inaugural class of collegiate athlete partners. Shareef O’Neal, who plays the forward position for Louisiana State University’s basketball team, joins four other star athletes such as Alana Walker, a volleyball player at the University of Virginia; Margzetta Frazier, a gymnast at UCLA and World Cup series silver medalist; Masai Russell, a track and field athlete, and Second Team All-American; and Grant Horvat, a Palm Beach Atlantic golfer and All-American scholar. The partnership includes sports offerings and resources to aid college athletes in fully utilizing their name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights. “We are so proud to have Margzetta, Grant, Shareef, Masai, and Alana join #teamlinktree,” said Anthony Zaccaria, Linktree co-founder, and Chief Commercial Officer, in an official statement to the outlet . “All five...

Full-Ride Scholarship Offers Are Rolling In For Spelling Bee Champ Zaila Avant-garde At Only Age 14

Zaila Avant-garde is already attracting the attention of colleges! According to The Advocate, Southern University is now the third Louisiana school to offer the National Spelling Bee champion a full-ride scholarship. The Historically Black College and University’s (HBCU’s) president-chancellor, Ray L. Belton, shared the news via Twitter and announced that along with the scholarship, the Louisiana native would receive her very own day at the school. I am pleased to announce that @Southernu_BR is offering #ZailaAvantgarde a full scholarship and " #Zaila Day" at SU, part of the nation’s only #HBCU system. Our student leaders, faculty, and alumni look forward meeting with you. We welcome you to the #JaguarNation ! #WeAreSouthern — Ray L. Belton, Ph.D. (@DrRayBelton) July 10, 2021 “Our student leaders, faculty, and alumni look forward to meeting with you,” said Belton. “We welcome you to the #JaguarNation!” A spokesman for Southern University further clarified...

Shanique Yates

Jul 12, 2021

LSU Names William Tate IV As The First Black President In The School's History

Louisiana State University (LSU) has just made a power move with the school’s first Black president. During the Board of Supervisors Meeting, the Board named William Tate IV as the school’s next president. Tate currently serves as an Education Foundation Distinguished Professor and Provost as well as Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of South Carolina. “This is a very pivotal time at our university, from economic, environmental, social challenges, but we are doing great things at this place. From our academic achievements, our enrollment, our diversity, I’m very proud of what we’ve accomplished,” said LSU Board Chair Robert Dampf in an official press release. “We set about to find a great leader, and we found one.” He will replace current LSU President Tom Galligan who has served as the school’s president since January 2000. For Tate, being a part of LSU’s executive team is exciting and he notes that the students will be a driving force in the work that...

Shanique Yates

May 7, 2021