NIL is great, and one LSU player lucked out to land a sports car in exchange for social media posts. Well, his car was stolen back in August, and a man who did not own the car was arrested.
23-year-old Latreval Jones was pulled over this past week for going 90 miles per hour in Louisiana. He told police he did not own the car. He said he received the car from a relative. He said he received the car from a relative.
Jones had a warrant for extortion from Slidell, according to WAFB.
The sports car traces back to a local dealership. The dealer says it was part of a NIL agreement. Through those agreements, companies can go into business with an athlete using their name, image, or likeness to advertise and boost sales.
The contract with an LSU football player shows the player was supposed to do some advertising work on social media. The dealer says the car was loaned to the player back in August 2021. The car was reported stolen a few weeks back when the dealer says it was never returned.
The dealer can now get their car back, as it has been towed to a tow yard!