Thanks to the new world of NIL, the college football landscape is changing dramatically.
Some players have been able to secure incredibly lucrative endorsement deals for themselves, and there are rumors of players being lured into and out of the transfer portal by seven-figure offerings.
It's not just college football programs, coaches and fans who have to adjust to this new normal either. The NFL may be affected, as league insider Ben Allbright pondered about on Monday.
"We're fast approaching some players weighing the decision to stay in school for MORE MONEY, rather than jump to the NFL," Allbright tweeted. "Next CBA needs rookie wage scale work."
Allbright's tweet immediately brought out members of the media and fans sharing their opinions on where things will go from here.
Every one of these seismic changes in sports has a domino effect. For instance, when the NBA instituted its "one-and-done" rule, it drastically altered the way some college basketball programs started building their rosters.
We're now seeing how NCAA teams are adjusting to NIL in real-time. The NFL is probably not far from having to make some tweaks of its own.