5-star WR Jurrion Dickey included in initial release of Prospex

PeterWarrenPhoto2by:Peter Warren12/08/22

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Five-star wide receiver Jurrion Dickey is included in the first round of Prospex’s new NIL trading card program, and the Oregon commit is excited to be on board.

“Just the whole idea about it,” Dickey said when asked what interested him about the program. “Being able to express myself with NFTs and everything.”

Prospex’s NIL platform connects fans and players through the digital sale of a playing card. Players will name up to 10 possible programs, and fans will be able to buy a card of a player and that team

When a player makes a decision and enrolls at their chosen school, fans will receive either a physical or web3 collectable version of the card. Players receive 85% of the sales revenues from the cards sold to fans of the program they decided to enroll in and attend.

For fans who invested in cards of teams that a player does not choose in their recruiting process, they can turn in that card and will receive 90% of their money back.

“The thing that is most exciting for us is what our vision is, which is empowering athletes and fans to own the NIL space in a way that that serves a real need,” Prospex co-founder Patricia Eiting said. “The idea is that it’s this fun and engaging platform that helps athletes determine which schools are really going to step up and support them.”

Dickey put up three trading cards – Oregon, the school he has been committed to since May, Tennessee, and Penn State.

Dickey is the No. 19 overall recruit in the 2023 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. On3 ranks him as the No. 9 overall recruit in the country.

One of the things Dickey hopes to express about himself through the NFTs is his love of fishing. Dickey is an avid fisherman and can often be found near a body of water with a pole.

“I love fishing, it’s something I love to do so I’m going to express it,” Dickey said. “This so that’s why I’ve just been doing it since I like have the opportunity to do it. I want everybody to know like I love fishing. Fishing is my thing.”