Utah has to compete with Phil Knight in the NIL world. He's one of the richest dudes on the planet.

If the Utes are going to continue to compete for PAC 12 titles they need these alums to step up...

BILL GORE's Estate - Inventor of Gore-Tex | Gore-Tex Family Net worth: $830 Million

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(Bill Gore's son, Bob pictured above.)

Are you kidding me?

How did I not know the guy who invented Gore-Tex is a Ute?

He unfortunately passed away in 2020, so we've listed it as the Gore Estate.


JON M. HUNTSMAN, Jr. | Net worth: $1 Billion

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We know Jon Jr. as a politician, but his dad was a chemical genius, much like the Gore-Tex people listed earlier.

The Huntsmans have already given oodles of cash to the University of Utah, but what's a little more?

These kids from Corner Canyon or Bingham who are leaving the state to go play at USC need a living room visit from Mr. Huntsman.

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ED CATMULL - Co-founder of Pixar | Net worth: $100 Million

This guy's gotta be worth more than $100 Million at this point. Just the Box Office revenue they got from my nephew going to see Toy Story 4 as many times as he did has to put Catmull closer to $500 Million.

Put Cam Rising in a Pixar movie!

Honorable mention:

House Holds Hearing On Current Federal Income Tax Structure
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BOB McDONALD is a muckity muck at Proctor & Gamble. He could buy every 5-star player in the country and have them playing for the Utes by this Fall.

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