Columbia, SC – University of South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler has signed a Name,
Image, and Likeness Agreement with Garnet Trust, it was announced on Tuesday. The deal will
include digital content deliverables and in-person event appearances from Rattler, as well as
work advancing charitable causes through the Garnet Trust Foundation.
“I want to thank Garnet Trust, its members and its contributors for making this opportunity
possible,” Rattler said. “I have loved my time in Columbia and look forward to continuing to
connect with the greatest fan base in all of college sports.”
Selwyn Roberts and Chris Cabott of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment negotiated the agreement
with Garnet Trust on behalf of Rattler.
“We are thrilled to be able to work once again with Spencer, a cornerstone of the program, who
wanted to return to Columbia to finish business,” said Jeremy Smith, Director of Operations for
Garnet Trust. “We are also thankful to the members of Garnet Trust and supporters of the Garnet
Trust Foundation for allowing Spencer and other student-athletes across all programs to
contribute to the culture that our coaches are building.”
In Rattler’s first year at South Carolina, he helped the Gamecocks to an 8-5 record, highlighted
by back-to-back top ten wins over Tennessee and Clemson. Rattler threw for 3,026 yards and 18
touchdowns while completing 66 percent of his pass attempts during the 2022 campaign.
Launched in November 2021, Garnet Trust is a platform for USC fans to connect with University
of South Carolina student-athletes through name, image, and likeness deals. Those athletes are
compensated to engage with Garnet Trust members via videos and written content, autographing
items, attending events, and other deliverables.
Garnet Trust Foundation was created in October 2022 with a mission to help promote, support,
and advance charitable organizations and causes. A tax-exempt organization under Internal
Revenue Code 501(c)(3), the organization educates the general public and makes positive
impacts on local communities by utilizing the name, image, and likenesses and notoriety of
South Carolina student-athletes.