South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, a BC Sports client, was selected No. 1 overall. Photo Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports
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First Round Highlights
- CAA Sports had five clients taken in the first round on Thursday, the most of any agency. The agency’s early success included a string of three clients taken midway through the round at No. 15-17.
- Mississippi-based BC Sports, led by veteran sports agent, Bus Cook, landed the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft — two total for the round.
- Agencies with multiple selections besides CAA Sports and BC Sports included Relativity Sports (3), Lagardere Unlimited (3), Athletes First (2), SportsTrust Advisors (2) and Five Star Athlete Management (2).
- Octagon and newcomer into the sports agency world, Roc Nation, were no-shows in the first round.