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BTI Sports Advisors Signs Top NFL Draft Center Peter Konz

Around this time last year, it looked like Joe Flanagan and his DePere, Wisconsin based company, BTI Sports Advisors was going to be representing a #1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.  The player who was supposed to be taken high was Da’Quan Bowers, a defensive end from Clemson.  By the time that the NFL Draft took place, Bowers’ draft stock slipped quite a bit and he was not selected until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers scooped him up with the #51 overall pick.

Once again, BTI Sports Advisors has a chance at representing a first round pick.  The agency is hoping that their new client, Wisconsin center Peter Konz will improve his draft stock instead of go the way of Bowers from last year.  Konz is already listed as the #1 player at his position and #21 player overall in the 2012 NFL Draft (according to

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.