Marshall University Offensive Lineman Will Ulmer Wants To Hit The Country Music Stage Under New NCAA Rule

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We’ve already seen a few college football players turn out to be pretty successful in country music.

Guys like Sam Hunt, Chase Rice, and even Trace Adkins have made the leap from the gridiron to the stage.

So could Will Ulmer be next? He just might be thanks to the NCAA’s new rule allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness (NIL) which went into effect today.

Ulmer, an offensive linebacker at Marshall University (which also happens to be my alma mater – Go Herd), posted on his Twitter today that thanks to the new rules, he’ll now be playing live shows under his own name and is open for booking.

Ulmer has previously played under the alias “Lucky Bill,” and has also posted some of his pickin’ and singin’ on social media – and he clearly has good taste in music with covers of guys like Tyler Childers, Colter Wall and Ryan Bingham.

He’s also shared some original tunes he’s written too.

Ulmer and his teammates even caught the attention of Luke Combs a couple years ago with their front porch performance of “When It Rains It Pours.”

You love to see athletes finally being able to take advantage of their NIL after years of being held back by the bullshit NCAA rules.

And if Ulmer does decide to go all in on country music, he’s going to have one big advantage: He’s already got a God-tier mullet.

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