The concept of nonfungible tokens has become increasingly popular of late and now Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is getting in on the action. DraftKings Marketplace is the home of Brady's new Autograph platform, which is now live.
Autograph will be releasing Brady's first preseason pass collection on Wednesday. The platform, which is co-chaired by Brady and entrepreneur Richard Rosenblatt, is giving similar treatment to NFTs from athletes such as Derek Jeter, Wayne Gretzky, Tony Hawk and others
"NFTs bring an entirely new dimension to the collector experience, and I cannot wait for people to discover and engage with this first ever drop of Autograph's official digital collectibles," Brady said in a press release. "We created Autograph as a way for fans and collectors to own a piece of iconic moments in sports and entertainment through authenticated and official digital collectibles and we are just getting started!"
Autograph will be releasing Signature editions of NFTs too, some of which feature authentic digital signatures from Brady, on Friday. There will also be Signature editions that feature digital signatures from Gretzky in the coming weeks.
NFTs were created back in 2014 and are unique, digital items that appear online. These items can never be duplicated, so NFT owners have the only items of that specific variety in the world. These items can be anything from digital trading cards, pieces of art to video highlights.
For fans interested in purchasing the Brady NFTs, they will able to do so on the DraftKings Marketplace digitally -- not in person.