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Classic City Collective teams up with Fans Meet Idols for NIL opportunities

Athens, GA - Classic City Collective (CCC) announced a strategic partnership with Atlanta-based Fans Meet Idols ( to bring additional NIL opportunities to University of Georgia Student-Athletes today. The Atlanta-based company launched an Online SHOP that can be accessed from CCC's website,, where supporters can purchase branded merchandise with proceeds going toward UGA Athletes.

In addition, each Athlete will have their own Storefront where Fans can Order Products, Digital Goods and Book Appearances directly with their favorite players.

"Our goal is to provide opportunities for all of Dawg Nation to contribute and engage with the athletes they passionately support through a variety of NIL activities." said Matt Hibbs, CEO of CCC. "This partnership provides Fans additional access to our Athletes and supplements the existing partnerships we already have in place."

Athletes will have the option to not only launch their own Merchandise, receive orders for Custom Video Messages, 1on1 Video Calls and Social Media Interactions, but also create Customized engagements with Fans centered around their hobbies; including booking Appearances and Lessons.

"Each Student-Athlete's comfort zone with fan engagement is different." said Steve Kennedy, Founder of Fans Meet Idols. "Our platform provides the freedom to experiment and choose from 100+ offerings to determine what works best for them. We're honored to have the opportunity to work with CCC and UGA Athletes."

(Clickable Screenshot of CCC's SHOP below)

About Classic City Collective (

Classic City Collective aims to be the nation’s foremost supporter-funded NIL facilitation platform to position Georgia Athletics and athletes from all 21 sports for sustained success. The Collective was created to provide opportunities for all of Dawg Nation to contribute and engage with the athletes they passionately support through a variety of NIL activities, including social media endorsements, in-kind promotional deals, appearances, meet and greets, autographs, and digital content.

About Fans Meet Idols (

Fans Meet Idols was founded in July 2020 to help Student-Athletes (SA) monetize their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) with Fans. Fans do not judge an individual based on how many followers they have, or how big their brand is. They are a Fan because of who the Student-Athlete already is. We believe the broadest opportunities for the majority of Student-Athletes are with their Fans, which is why we created this Direct-to-Fan marketplace. OUR MISSION is to help Student-Athletes become Entrepreneurs while conditioning behaviors of Following the Rules and Giving Back to their Community. We are led by a seasoned team of professionals with expertise in Collegiate Athletics, Compliance, NIL, eCommerce, Finance, Technology and Internet Law. We're based in Atlanta, GA.


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