Tennessee Center To Raise Money For Charity With NIL Deals

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Tennessee center Uros Plavsic is raising money for Knoxville charities by doing NIL deals. The Serbia native is unable to profit off of the NCAA’s new Name, Image and Likeness rules due to his United States visa.

However, the 7-foot center and Tennessee’s compliance office figured out a way for Plavsic to do NIL deals, donating the money he earns to charity.

“This news allows me to leverage my platform as a Tennessee Volunteer in a way that benefits families and organizations in the Knoxville area that have real needs,” Plavsic said in a statement on his Twitter. “I’ve already talked to Coach Barnes and asked for his guidance on some local charities that do great work.”

Plavsic’s selfless effort is in line with the Serbia natives time at Tennessee. The redshirt-junior has played only sparingly in his two years in Knoxville but has earned Barnes and Vol fans respect by being a great teammate.

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