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Other factors that could determine jurisdiction include, where negotiations took place, where products were sold (in-person or online) and where advertising for the products was done.
Texas A&M would have to claim damages in a lawsuit, which Dennie writes could include lost television revenues and lost ticket sales of regular season and post-season athletic events" and "reasonable attorney's fees and costs." But those are just suggestions.
"The statute itself doesn't outline specifics for damages," Dennie said.
Texas A&M could get creative, and even claim damage to its reputation that could be tied to revenues.
"He is a good kid. He is an honest kid," Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "He has his heart in the right place. My mother wishes I was as nice a kid as Johnny when I was a sophomore in college."
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