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 theseĀ  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