The NFL Players Association has revealed the information of 133 newly certified Contract Advisors who successfully passed the exam required for entry and paid the required dues to represent NFL players. Neil Stratton of InsideTheLeague.com published a list of the new agents, along with the companies they are affiliated with and the cities in which they reside. Some interesting nuggets from Stratton’s breakdown includes:
- Florida led all states with a total of 17 new NFLPA Contract Advisors. Texas has 16 new Contract Advisors, New York has 11, and California has 9. While 133 certifications were handed out, they only span across 28 states.
- Leigh Steinberg’s name is noticeably absent, but he did sit for the examination this year.
- Athletes First added two new Contract Advisors to its staff. The company has the third most clients under contract, behind Creative Artists Agency and Rosenhaus Sports Representation.
- Two new agents with ties to the University of Florida who set up an agency in Miami, Florida called 4th Quarter Sports Group.