" It's not just about the 4 years, it's ALL about the next 40 "

Micconope 1851is an NIL platform serving the amazing student-athletes of Florida State University. Micconope 1851 was founded upon its desire to enhance the lives of its student-athletes not only through NIL earning opportunities, but more importantly providing its members with real life skill education and resources. It is the position and mantra of Micconope 1851 that the student-athlete experiece is best served by showing these young athletes how to turn their 4 years of college into the next 40 years of prosperity and fulfillment.

Micconope 1851 is not affiliated with Florida State University and is fully compliant with NCAA guidance and the laws of the State of Florida.

Micconope 1851 has dedicated all of its endeavors to bring a world class NIL experience to its amazing student-athletes and the passionate alumni and fans of FSU. Moreover, Micconope 1851 is built upon inclusivity. Micconope 1851 has and will always share NIL opportunities to ALL sports. Not just the revenue generating ones. It is our belief that all student-athletes regardless of sport or gender are entitled to the NIL experience and is our mission to make sure that is the case.

Micconope 1851 was founded by alum Mike Underwood and fellow alum and former player James Coleman with a purpose of taking the name, image, likeness platform and not only provide financial earning opportunities, but providing developmental opportunities for these young men and women.


Micconope 1851 is supported by former players, alumni, fans and business owners alike whose love and passion for Florida State University is unparalleled. It is this shared passion that lead to generous contributions of time, resources and financial contributions. These gifts of time and resources committed to Micconope 1851 is what makes us different. All student athletes will be provided access to free workshops and seminars hosted by successful alums in areas such as financial literacy, investment strategies for young adults, the importance of self-branding and entrepreneurship. These amazing contributions of time is how Micconope 1851 will enhance the lives of student athletes far beyond the playing field.

Additionally, the foundation of Micconope 1851 is steeped in reverence for the Seminole Tribe of Florida.