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Ryan Day and Players Headline 1870 Society Open House at the WHAC
February 16, 2024

Ryan Day and Players Headline 1870 Society Open House at the WHAC

Ohio State head football coach Ryan Day, his assistant coaches, and as many as 25 current football team members will participate in a two-hour Open House at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center presented by The 1870 Society from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Saturday, March 2nd.

Tickets for the event are $250 for an individual admission and a $500 family ticket for two adults and up to three children. All proceeds will support Name, Image, and Likeness fundraising efforts by The 1870 Society.

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Giant Eagle and the 1870 Society Announce New JT Tuimoloau Dandruff Shampoo
February 02, 2024

Giant Eagle and the 1870 Society Announce New JT Tuimoloau Dandruff Shampoo

Giant Eagle Stores and The 1870 Society, the top collective supporting Ohio State Athletics, are pleased to announce a new partnership to introduce a variety of items in Giant Eagle stores, all featuring top Ohio State student-athletes.  The first item is a dandruff shampoo, with star Defensive Lineman, JT Tuimoloau on the package, now available at all Ohio Giant Eagle stores.

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The 1870 Society Announces Signing of Entire '24 Early Enrollee Recruiting Class, Transfers, and Current Players
January 26, 2024

The 1870 Society Announces Signing of Entire '24 Early Enrollee Recruiting Class, Transfers, and Current Players

The 1870 Society announced the signing of Ohio State Football's entire '24 early enrollee recruiting class, two transfer portal additions, and six returning stars to their student-athlete roster. Within its first year of existence, The 1870 Society has emerged as a pivotal force in the NIL space for Ohio State football.

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Announcing the Buckeye Signing Day Blitz
December 11, 2023

Announcing the Buckeye Signing Day Blitz

The 1870 Society, in collaboration with Ohio State Football, proudly announces its highly anticipated "Buckeye Signing Day Blitz" fundraiser campaign. This dedicated week aims to rally Buckeye Nation and supporters worldwide to contribute to the advancement of student-athletes through the power of NIL initiatives.

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The 1870 Society Partners with Ohio Against The World
November 20, 2023

The 1870 Society Partners with Ohio Against The World

We are proud to be from Ohio. It has always been Ohio Against The World. And it'll continue to be Ohio Against The World.

We are excited to announce our official collaboration with the Cincinnati-based lifestyle brand Ohio Against the World!

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Gene Smith Announces The 1870 Society as Ohio State Football's PREMIER NIL Collective
September 08, 2023

Gene Smith Announces The 1870 Society as Ohio State Football's PREMIER NIL Collective

The Ohio State name, image and likeness market was restructured this week.

On Thursday, Gene Smith announced that The 1870 Society will be the premier NIL collective for the Ohio State football program.

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Attend a Live Recording of The Ryan Day Podcast!
July 19, 2023

Attend a Live Recording of The Ryan Day Podcast!

Hey Buckeye Nation! The 1870 Society is offering an exclusive opportunity for our members to meet Coach Ryan Day and attend a live filming of his podcast.

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The 1870 Society Statement on the IRS Interpretation of Non-Profit NIL Collectives
June 10, 2023

The 1870 Society Statement on the IRS Interpretation of Non-Profit NIL Collectives

Change in the NIL landscape is inevitable. The recent news regarding how the IRS views non-profit Collectives is the latest addition to a series of new regulations that we expect will disrupt how Collectives are operated. At The 1870 Society, we anticipated these changes and structured our organization as an LLC from the start.

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The 1870 Society Announces Tyvis Tries, Starring Ohio State Great Tyvis Powell
June 02, 2023

The 1870 Society Announces Tyvis Tries, Starring Ohio State Great Tyvis Powell

The 1870 Society is proud to announce Tyvis Tries, a new series featuring Ohio State football great Tyvis Powell, "the greatest athlete to walk planet Earth," as he tries his hand at competing against current Ohio State athletes in tennis, wrestling, ice hockey, fencing, and more!

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Welcome to The 1870 Society!
April 11, 2023

Welcome to The 1870 Society!

We are thrilled to introduce you to The 1870 Society, the first for-profit collective established to support Ohio State student-athletes navigating the new world of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) opportunities. The Society is named after the founding year of The Ohio State University, highlighting our dedication to upholding the traditions and values that make Ohio State a world-class institution.

Our mission is simple: to give Buckeye Nation unprecedented, exclusive access to their favorite teams while creating the kind of earning potential and opportunities that Ohio State athletes deserve and have earned.

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Announcing the Ryan Day Podcast, Exclusively at The 1870 Society
April 11, 2023

Announcing the Ryan Day Podcast, Exclusively at The 1870 Society

Whether you're a fan or you represent a business, we know you're going to love the perks, rewards, and promotional opportunities that come with your membership to The 1870 Society.

There's one perk, however, that has us really excited, and every member, regardless membership level, will have access to this perk: The Ryan Day Podcast, exclusively here at The 1870 Society.

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Todd Markiewicz hired as President of The 1870 Society
April 11, 2023

The 1870 Society Announces Columbus Sports Radio Manager as President

The 1870 Society is proud to announce the hiring of Buckeye alum and Ohio native Todd Markiewicz as its new President.

As President of the NIL Collective, Markiewicz will work to drive fans and Ohio businesses to donate and partner with Ohio State student-athletes to bring a more competitive edge in the NIL space.

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