BLACKSBURG, VA – Commonwealth NIL (CNIL) today signed Virginia Tech student-athletes Darius Maddox, Sean Pedulla, Hunter Cattoor, and Justyn Mutts. With Justyn Mutts returning for his final season, CNIL is launching its #RunItBackVT campaign, empowering Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball team to win its second-ever ACC Championship.

“We are proud to welcome Sean, Darius, Hunter, and Justyn to the Commonwealth NIL family. As U.S. Army veterans and public service advocates, we meticulously selected these student-athletes for their exceptional leadership on and off the field of play, their embodiment of our values, and their desire to grow professionally,” said CNIL Co-founders Nick and Forrest Rush. “It is an honor to join the Commonwealth NIL family. We look forward to working with businesses, charities, and fans in the Virginia Tech community—and developing lifelong brands,” said Mutts, Cattoor, Maddox, and Peddulla.

As part of its #RunItBackVT campaign, CNIL has created a limited-edition commemorative coin for Justyn Mutts, Sean Pedulla, Hunter Cattoor, and Darius Maddox. Each student-athlete’s coin celebrates historical moments from the 2022 season: Justyn Mutts’ 2022 ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award, Darius Maddox’s championship-saving three-pointer in the ACC Tournament, Sean Pedulla’s heroic postseason performances, and Hunter Cattoor’s 2022 ACC Tournament MVP award. CNIL also created #RunItBackVT t-shirts and sweats with several design varieties, including personally designed merchandise for each of the.

“Our goal as passionate members of the Virginia Tech community is to empower our student-athletes with resources for long-term financial and professional success. That is why we heavily invest in each student-athlete, providing them with cutting-edge brand-building resources, community involvement, mentorship, and professional development opportunities,” said CNIL Co-founders Nick and Forrest Rush.

Hokie fans can invest in Virginia Tech student-athletes with CNIL’s memberships: Walk-on ($10/month), All-American ($50/month), and Campus Legend ($100/month). CNIL’s memberships provide fans exclusive access to their favorite Virginia Tech student-athletes, such

as personalized social media shoutouts, CNIL swag, a Tech Sideline subscription, and much more.

CNIL Co-founders Nick and Forrest Rush and CNIL student-athletes Justyn Mutts, Hunter Cattoor, Sean Pedulla, and Darius Maddox are available for interviews.

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