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Loyalty Above All Signs Several College Football Players For NIL Representation

Loyalty Above All, a sports and entertainment agency has signed four college football players who will be represented by agents Matt Leist and Eric Dounn for their name, image, and likeness representation. Sports Business Journal shared the announcement via social media.

They have signed: James Cook (University of Georgia), Kearis Jackson (University of Georgia), Derek Wingo (University of Florida), and Marcus Dumervil (LSU).

James Cook:

The 5’11”, 190-pound senior running back is from Miami, Florida where he attended Miami Central High School. He transferred to Miami Northwestern after football season to finish out his senior year. He was selected to play in the 2018 US Army All-American Bowl, where he ran for a 16 yard touchdown. He was a 247 four-start prospect. James Cook is the younger brother of Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook.

At Georgia, he has been the team’s second leading rusher with 303 yards on 45 carries. He is also the Bulldog’s number 4 receiver, with 16 catches for 225 yards. This past season, he was named to the pre-season watch list for the Doak Walker Award (nation’s top running back).

Kearis Jackson:

The 6’0″, 200-pound junior wide receiver is from Fort Valley, Georgia where he attended Peach County High School. He was selected in the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game and named to Nike’s “The Opening Finals.” He was one of 11 high school football players recognized in Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Preseason Super 11. He was a four-star prospect by ESPN and Prep Star Magazine.

At Georgia, he has been the leading receiver with 36 catches (tied with George Pickens for team honors) for 514 yards and three touchdowns. He is also the Bulldogs leading punt and kickoff returner. Jackson has been named one of the three student representatives on the Georgia Athletics Board of Directors and he is also Georgia’s representative at the SEC Football Leadership Council.

Derek Wingo:

The 6’1″ sophomore linebacker is from Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he attended St Thomas Aquinas. He was 2019 Gatorade Florida Football Player of the Year. Wingo was the first St. Thomas Aquinas player since 2016 to commit to play in the All-American Bowl. He helped his high school team compile a 39-5 record in three varsity seasons, along with a victory in the 2019 FHSAA Class 7A State Championship. Wingo had nearly 30 Divison I offers including Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Ohio State, Oklahoma, and Penn State.

At Florida, he saw time at linebacker and special teams in seven games. He was credited with his first career tackle and a tackle for loss in a home victory over Arkansas this past season.

Marcus Dumervil:

The 6’5″, 310-pound freshman offensive line is from Lauderdale Lakes, Florida where he also attended St. Thomas Aquinas. He was rated as a four-star offensive tackle by 247Sports and Rivals. He was rated as the number 11 offensive tackle in the nation. He led his high school team to a perfect record of 14-0, including a win in the 7A FHSAA State Championship game.