NFL agent Sean Howard has joined agent Joby Branion at Vanguard Sports. Howard has been certified by the NFLPA since 2005. Branion, a former founder of Athletes First, founded Vanguard Sports last year.
Howard is a former linebacker at UCLA that went on to get his law degree from the University of Oregon. He was also involved in a lawsuit against his former employer Octagon. After leaving Octagon, Howard went on to create PRIME Athletes. Howard is leaving behind PRIME Athletes, but bringing along his clients, to join Branion at Vanguard as the Director of Football Operations. Vanguard Sports will now list players such as Von Miller, Brandon Pettigrew, Cordarrelle Patterson and Whitney Mercilus as clients.