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LA Speaks: Taylor Jacobs (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-02-23

Duration: 00:07:09

Subjects: College athletes | College sports | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Jacobs, Taylor Interviewee


This segment from the February 23, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with Taylor Jacobs, an associate athletic director at LSU. She discusses: LSU athletes leading the nation in name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals; the history of NIL; LSU’s role in NIL; whether NIL is a distraction for student-athletes; the growth of women’s athletics; and the rules regarding the disclosure of NIL deals. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.