So, a few days ago, Will Baizer (well known Texas blogger) tweeted this:
BREAKING: Texas is in the process of putting together a $3M NIL deal to sway Cincinnati DE Oseph Jossai.— Will Baizer (@WillBaizer) May 4, 2022
Now, if you spend way too much time following college football (like me), or you're a Longhorns fan, you would've gotten the joke: Joseph Ossai is a former Texas player who was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. Oseph Jossai is a fictional person (hence the joke).
Well, because the internet is the internet, a lot of people didn't get the joke (/didn't take 30 seconds to google the name). Including some professionals:
So, I share this with you to (a) laugh at the stupid people (especially the professionals) who couldn't be bothered to check this, but also (b) remind everyone that 99% of players (save for your Reggie Bushes, your Trever Laurences, etc) won't be getting anything close to 'NFL Money' for college ball.