Coach’s Corner Podcast: Talking NIL with UConn’s Jason Butikofer

Clint Cosgrove is joined by UConn‘s Jason Butikofer to discuss name, image and likeness, and its impact and future in college football.

2:10 – Butikofer gets into the sporting world as the basketball manager at Iowa where the Hawkeyes went to the Sweet 16 his senior year and lost to UConn.

7:22 – Internship with St. Louis Rams out of college led to basketball coaching job at Luther College and then his first full-time job in athletic administration at Arizona State.

11:20 – Leaves Arizona State to accept a job at Minnesota where he took part in fundraising and $5 million of premium seating sales for the new on-campus football stadium at Minnesota.

16:34 – Discusses broadening his experience and taking the assistant AD job at Army West Point where he was No. 2 in charge.

22:32 – Accepts head athletic director job at Southern Utah and won Big Sky championship in football.

35:34 – Discusses the process of hiring a D-I football coach and what it is like as an AD. He also had to hire a D-I basketball coach while he was there.

41:09 – Quick overview of stops as associate AD at Purdue overseeing football/basketball and then a stop at Washington as chief operating officer of athletics and how those led to his current job at UConn working with NIL.

45:00 – He discusses his current job as special assistant to the AD in charge of NIL at UConn. All about his role and the future of NIL.

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