Chris “Beanie” Wells has not changed his nickname, but he has changed his agent. DeBartolo Sports has lost a lot of clients, and quite a few have gone to Drew Rosenhaus at Rosenhaus Sports Representation – DeSean Jackson, Louis Murphy, and now Beanie Wells. DeBartolo was also fired by New York Giants wide receiver Steve Smith earlier this year. Is there any concern that Josh Johnson might be the next big player to leave DeBartolo?
By Darren Heitner
Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.
Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.View Archive →