Former Alabama Crimson Tide operating again Keilan Robinson‘s 2020 championship rings are listed on the market by a Las Vegas pawn store for $60,000.
Robinson transferred to Texas from Alabama final 12 months. He was not on the Crimson Tide’s lively roster in 2020, having opted out as a consequence of COVID-19.
The SEC, Rose Bowl and School Soccer Playoff championship rings are being offered by Gold & Silver Pawn Store — dwelling of the TV present “Pawn Stars.”
Robinson’s title and quantity are inscribed on the rings.
A clip from the present covers the sale of the rings, which had been introduced in by somebody named Jon, who says he was gifted the rings by his uncle. It is unclear how the household got here into possession of Robinson’s rings.
It is solely inside the previous 12 months that present faculty athletes have been in a position to promote merchandise with out risking their eligibility.
The NCAA cleared the best way for athletes to revenue from their title, picture and likeness for the primary time when its interim NIL coverage went into impact on July 1, 2021.
Among the many many alternatives that emerged had been packages, together with ones at LSU and Penn State, that gave any participant who selected to take part the flexibility to have colleges promote their jerseys — together with their title and quantity — and obtain a portion of the proceeds.
Robinson, who was a four-star recruit from Washington, D.C., ran for 254 yards as a freshman in 2019 earlier than opting out in 2020.
He transferred to Texas in 2021, reuniting with head coach Steve Sarkisian, who was Alabama’s offensive coordinator for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
Robinson appeared in 11 video games for the Longhorns final season, operating for 322 yards and three touchdowns on 45 carries.
Texas will host Alabama in Austin on Sept. 10.