Episode 8: NFL Draft Prep
A Frugal Athlete Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by founder, Amobi Okugo. This podcast is meant to provide an insiders look into the financial playbook of professional athletes, give insights on what it means to be a frugal athlete, and discuss topics regarding all things sports business. The podcast will run every Wednesday and be available on Anchor, Apple Podcast, and Google Play.
Nfl draft is tomorrow so I talk about the next steps athletes should do when getting drafted. Additionally, I talk about different things rookies should do after getting drafted and how much money doesn’t need to be wasted on a suit and clothes for that matter. I also chat about Steph Curry and his new media company partnership with Sony and why athletes need to think of themselves as media companies as Gary Vaynerchuck would say. I also take time to touch on other investments and moves athletes are making in response to Entrepreneurs latest article and give thoughts on moves like Aaron Rodgers’ ownership stake with Milwaukee Bucks and Rob Gronkowski’s acquired stake in a race horse. I divulge in why tech is so popular for athletes with a quick shoutout to Jason Fox who we highlighted as our Team Frugal Athlete of the week. Lastly, we close with the changing landscapes of agents.