Rivals, 247Sports & On3 Founder Shannon Terry

49min 15s
Published April 3, 2023 at 5:00am

SEC Mike Bratton (@MichaelWBratton) is joined by On3 Sports Founder & CEO Shannon Terry (@ShannonTerry) from RCA Studio in downtown Nashville!

How is it possible to be a Tennessee and an Alabama fan? (1:00), the origins of Rivals as the first online recruiting service (4:00), working every single aspect of his companies (8:00), the origins of 247Sports after selling Rivals (9:00), why is On3 different from his previous ventures? (10:45), on discovering Josh Pate and hiring him to join 247Sports (14:00), what does Shannon look for in a new hire? (17:30), being competitive yet not being afraid to praise others outside of On3 (22:30), the direction of college sports and the importance of NIL (25:00), the marketplace for NIL already being established (28:30), what percentage of SEC rosters have NIL deals? (30:00), how much are the schools upset that donors are giving more to NIL and less to the school? (33:45), does college football recruiting need to be fixed? (36:00), what do coaches complain about the most to Shannon? (39:00), is the transfer portal and NIL good for college sports? (41:15), thoughts on Texas and Oklahoma joining the SEC (47:15), thoughts on Nashville hosting upcoming SEC Media Days (48:00)

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