Texas technology Quarterback Tyler Shough used a NIL deal to his advantage last week while proposing to his longtime girlfriend in Mexico.
The eldest signed a deal with a Texas jewelry company, Thacker Jewelry, and Shough ended up offering his girlfriend a ring curated by him and the company.
In Shough’s Instagram pledge announcement post, he thanked the company for helping him through the creative process.
“Thank you Thacker Jewelry for creating our dream ring and making the process so easy. The best jewelers in Texas!”
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His fiancée is former Oregon football player Jordan Wormdahl. Shough spent his first two football seasons playing for Oregon before transferring to Texas Tech ahead of the 2021 season.
Shough allegedly told Wormdahl that they were about to do a photoshoot for NIL deals in Cabo San Lucas, but that ended up being the proposal. According Conference roomstyling and photography were also done via NIL agreements.
Since the NIL deals began last summer, Shough appears to have signed several deals, including with Cameo and Center Suites Student Living.
Will the quarterback have NIL agreements play a part in the couple’s wedding planning? That could be a possibility as the near-senior has two more years of college football eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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