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FSU athletes quick to launch businesses

Minutes after the clock hit midnight on July 1, players across the country made deals to profit from their name, image and likeness.

FSU quarterback McKenzie Milton signed on as a co-founder of Dreamfield, along with Miami quarterback D’Eriq King, ESPN.com reported. The site promotes Milton’s rate at $2,000 per hour with Dreamfield arranging live events, speaking engagements and autograph signings for athletes.

Milton will also have an NFT, a non-fungible token that is set to be auctioned off as a digital card set on Tuesday, ESPN.com reported.

Tight end Camren McDonald also launched a line of clothing with the “CM” logo. McDonald is selling shirts, sweatshirts, shorts and sweatpants.

Wide receiver Andrew Parchment also has made a deal with Yoke gaming, which allows fans to play video games with athletes.

A group of FSU basketball players has also launched a food delivery service in Tallahassee, which features options from local restaurants like Madison Social and Blue Halo and gives instructions on how to cook the meals at home. The business was launched this winter by Will Miles, Wyatt Wilkes, Harrison Prieto and others.

FSU basketball signee Matthew Cleveland and Kentucky transfer Cam’Ron Fletcher have also agreed to write a weekly blog for stockrisers.com, he announced on his Twitter on Thursday. Cleveland is part of a signing class that also includes guard Jalen Warley as well as centers John Butler and Naheem McLeod.