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TaJavis Miller
Cole Payton

Guiding Athletes, Engaging Fans

The Bison Name, Image, and Likeness Team

Green and Gold Collective
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Committed to the enduring spirit of Bison athletics, we firmly believe that ‘once a Bison, always a Bison,’ and we pledge unwavering support to our student-athletes throughout their journey and beyond.
Our Mission
At the Green and The Gold Collective, we are committed to championing the rights, opportunities, and well-being of North Dakota State University’s Bison athletes in the ever-evolving landscape of NIL (Name, Image, Likeness). Our mission is to empower and educate student-athletes, ensuring they make informed decisions about their NIL rights, while fostering a culture of integrity, responsibility, and community engagement.
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Proudly Supporting



Supporting athletes through NIL deals is crucial as it strengthens the connection between fans and athletes, extending beyond the game days. It enables fans to directly contribute to athletes’ success and financial well-being, fostering a sense of community and fairness in college athletics. It’s a way for fans to appreciate and support student-athletes’ dedication while enhancing the college sports experience for everyone involved.



NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) deals benefit businesses by offering a unique marketing opportunity. Athletes often have dedicated fan bases and strong social media presence, making them effective brand ambassadors. These partnerships help businesses connect with their target audience more effectively and gain exposure. Supporting student-athletes also enhances community engagement and brand credibility. In summary, NIL deals offer businesses a valuable way to boost their visibility and reputation while empowering student-athletes financially.



NIL (Name, Image, Likeness) deals are highly beneficial to athletes as they offer immediate financial opportunities and the chance to develop personal brands. Athletes can monetize their talents and fan following, alleviating financial pressures. These deals also teach valuable life skills in entrepreneurship and negotiation. In summary, NIL deals empower athletes to secure financial stability and greater control over their careers, both now and in the future.


One Time or Annual Contribution


No, The Green and The Gold Collective is a separate entity that has no affiliation with North Dakota State University. 

However, The Green and The Gold Collective is a proud sponsor and NIL Collective of Bison Athletics.

The Green and The Gold Collective is the NIL collective of Bison Athletics and a proud sponsor of all Bison sports. The Green and The Gold Collective is a separate entity and is not a part of North Dakota State University. The Green and The Gold Collective and the University follow the NCAA’s rules and do not exchange money. The Green and The Gold Collective and the University work in cooperation to benefit Bison student-athletes.

No, contracts, deals, and activation opportunities vary by the specific sport, athlete, and contribution. Each deal is negotiated separately and signed by the athlete.

Businesses and individual fans can contract with specific athletes for NIL deals. Contact our email address (bottom of the page) to discuss.

Contact us directly via email (bottom of page) and we will be happy to help answer your questions and assist with larger contributions.

Each contract facilitated through The Green and The Gold Collective includes provisions that limit the scope of the agreement to protect against situations where a student-athlete leaves the university earlier than expected (transfer, turning professional, etc.).

Athletes are not allowed to sign deal that promote alcohol, drugs, political advertising, gambling, or other areas that conflict with North Dakota State University rules and values. All deals must be quid-pro-quo between the athlete and individual/business contributing.

All members will receive unique benefits, depending on your membership level, provided through The Green and The Gold Collective. Benefits are subject to change, but include items such as memorabilia, access to special events, and exclusive content.

Our organization is structured as an LLC based on the advice of legal experts, given its purpose and goals . Given this structure, memberships are not tax deductible nor considered a charitable donation.

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