Hefty Penn State Punter And Kickoff Specialist Inks Perfectly Fitting NIL Deal

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There are plenty of punters across the world of college football. But there are few, if any, punters quite like Penn State punter and kickoff specialist Gabe Nwosu.

That’s because Nwosu, a walk-on, is an absolute unit. The university lists the redshirt freshman at 6-foot-6, 278 pounds. After serving primarily as a practice squad player in 2021, Nwosu took over as the team’s kickoff specialist this season.

His emergence earned him plenty of recognition not only in Happy Valley, but also across the country. If there’s one thing that college football loves, it’s a special teams player that looks like they could start at defensive end.

And that love has landed Nwosu the absolutely perfect NIL deal.

Penn State Punter Gabe Nwosu Inks NIL Deal With Primanti Bros

The introduction of NIL to the college football world has brought us a number of fantastic storylines. Texas A&M is reportedly paying its players a jaw-dropping sum to play for the Aggies over anyone else. Texas star running back Bijan Robinson has his own Dijon mustard, which fans can now get on a corn dog at the Texas state fair.

But Nwosu’s deal might just be the best one yet.

The country’s thiccest kicker signed a deal to endorse the country’s thiccest sandwiches, Primanti Bros The Pittsburgh-based sandwich change sells traditional Pittsburgh sandwiches piled high with meat and topped with fries and cole slaw.

Primanti Bros president Adam Golomb is a Penn State graduate and noticed Nwosu while watching games this year.

The collaboration could not be any more perfect and it’s the reason why NIL has been so great for college football.

It also serves to likely provide long-term dividends for the sandwich chain. Nwosu not only handles kickoffs, but he’s also Penn State backup punter. With Ray Guy Award candidate Barney Amor graduating following the 2022 season, Nwosu could well be starting at two spots in 2023.