NFL Alumni to Hit the Field Again with Virtual Football Games
Inspired Entertainment has partnered with VEEPIO, the mobile technology division of NFL Alumni, to license the name, brand, image, persona and likenesses of NFLA members.
Inspired intends to use its license to bring NFLA greats to life in the game “Legends of Football.” The game will showcase some “legends” of football, including NFL Hall of Fame players like former Pittsburg Steeler Franco Harris and Oakland Raider Phil Villipiano.
“I’m excited to see the Inspired virtual product and connect with fans who may not have seen me or some of my contemporaries play during our careers,” says Harris. “I’m especially proud of the benefit that will be derived by NFL Alumni retired players as they transition into their lives after football.”
NFLA is the oldest retired player organization in professional sports composed of thousands of former NFL players, coaches, team staff members and associated members. The primary focus of NFLA is to serve, assist and inform players in their post-NFL lives. Alumni are offered a diverse package of medical, business and legal services to help keep them and their families healthy, productive and connected to the league and their former teammates. The organization previously scored licensing deals with companies such as Lyft.