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New York, NY (February 2, 2022)—Ohio State Wide Receiver Julian Fleming and Defensive Lineman Zach Harrison join the web3 revolution with the release of their first-ever collectable NFTs on Friday, February 4th at 10:00am ET. Collectors and fans can purchase these NFTs on Draftly’s Marketplace using their credit card, debit card, and other traditional payment methods.
As part of the collection, Julian and Zach will release three types of NFTs respectively: Legendary NFT (1/1), Epic NFTs (1/50), and Limited Edition NFTs (1/100). The one-of-one Legendary NFTs will be sold via a seven day auction beginning at 10:00 AM ET on Friday, February 4th with a starting minimum bid of $250. The 50 Epic NFTs will sell for $75 each and the Limited Edition NFTs will sell for $25 each.
Purchasing an NFT can be difficult for those not familiar with NFTs or cryptocurrencies. In an effort to provide equal access to these incredible assets, Draftly has partnered with Shopify to become one of the first sports-focused NFT companies to allow customers to purchase NFTs directly with their credit cards, debit cards, and other traditional payment methods! Additionally, all of Julian and Zach’s NFTs will be minted on the Polygon protocol, allowing fans to purchase the NFTs with minimal GAS fees compared to NFTs sold directly on Ethereum.
All purchasers of Julian and Zach’s NFTs will gain access to Draftly’s private college sports community as well as curated college sports events and experiences. In addition to being valuable digital collectibles, these NFTs provide exclusive access to a robust and vibrant college sports community. Draftly believes that sports provide a unique opportunity in modern society to unite people in an increasingly divided world and intends to bridge the physical and digital community with this unifying ethos in mind.
Anyone interested in getting early-access to the drop, learning more about NFTs, and connecting with other fellow college sports fans should join the Draftly Discord today. Discord is a free online voice, video, and chat messaging platform used by millions of people around the globe to connect digitally.
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