Ohio State Buckeyes QB Quinn Ewers has NIL deal for $1.4 million, source says

Tom Luginbill explains the pros and cons for Quinn Ewers dropping his senior year at high school in order to enroll early at Ohio State. (0:56).
Quinn Ewers, Ohio State's quarterback, has signed a name and image deal with GT Sports Marketing worth $1.4 million, according to a source. ESPN reported this on Tuesday.

In exchange for autographs, the contract with GT Sports Marketing lasts for three years. According to a source, the deal was negotiated by Ewers agents at Sportstars, Rubicon and is Ewers third NIL deal.

Ewers is taking advantage of the NIL deals that were granted to college athletes just a few months back. Ewers, the No. Ewers, the No. 1 prospect in the 2022 class was able to skip senior season and reclassify to 2021. He also decided to enroll at Ohio State early. He joined the team on August.

Ewers, who weighed in at 205 pounds and 6 feet-3, had offers from almost every major university in the country. He had originally planned to remain at Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, until January. However, Texas is one of three states with a law that prohibits high school athletes profiting from NIL.

Mississippi and Illinois are the two other states that ban high school athletes profiting from NIL.

Ewers initially had committed to the Longhorns but he resigned in October 2020.