“FRIENDS OF Basevols” MISSION IS TO MAXIMIZE NIL OPPORTUNITIES FOR TENNESSEE baseball STUDENT-ATHLETES BY GALVANIZING PASSIONATE FANS, ALUMNI AND BUSINESSES

How does the "Friends of Basevols" Program Work?

Friends of Basevols is a fan-driven and alumni-led supporter group for baseball student-athletes of the University of Tennessee. When you commit to Friends of Basevols, you’re committing to maximize the opportunities for the University of Tennessee student-athletes to succeed on and off the on and off the field.

Advisory Board

Craig Jenkins

Jenkins Agency​

Lily Turner

General Manager

Jamey K Maness

JKM Enterprise

Marcos Garza

Garza Law Firm

Jim Peters

TDL Logistics

Lynn Hatcher

Ray Bales

Seniors Helping Seniors

Student-Athlete Advisory Board

Evan Russell

Student Athlete

Jordan Beck

Student Athlete

Kirby Connell

Student Athlete

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS?

“Friends of Basevols” is a Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) program created to maximize the opportunities for current baseball student-athletes with University of Tennessee alumni, fans, and supporters.

“NIL” is the term used to associate with student-athletes ability to earn money off their brand, THEMSELVES. As of July 1, 2021, student-athletes across the country can now profit off their name, image, and likeness. Now, for example, a student-athlete may earn money for:
– Hosting their own sports camp!
– Partnering with and promoting a local restaurant or business!
– Having a photoshoot and autograph session!

No. “Friends of Basevols” is a third-party and not affiliated with the University of Tennessee. However, the “Friends of Smokey” leaders are made up of prominent supporters of University of Tennessee athletics and alumni.

Yes! If there is a custom opportunity you would like to create with a University of Tennessee student-athlete, we will do our best to facilitate the engagement.

“Friends of Basevols” is always looking to add value to fans, student-athletes, and businesses in the University of Tennessee community! If you feel you can add value to our team. Email us! basevols@friendsofbasevols.com

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