2018 NFL Draft Round 1 Recap
Here are some quick notes on how certain sports agencies fared through the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft and a full list of the first round picks:
- Creative Artists Agency- 11 players drafted in the first round including 6 in the top 10 and 8 in the top 16. Agent Todd France led the way as he represents/co-represents 6 of the 11 players (Josh Allen, Roquan Smith, Tremaine Edmunds, Isaiah Wynn, Terrell Edmunds, Sony Michel).
Athletes First- 3 players selected in the top 20. Josh Rosen, 10thoverall, Derwin James, 17th overall, and Frank Rrank Ragnow, 20th overall. Rosen is repped by agent Ryan Williams James is repped by agent David Mulugheta, and Ragnow is repped by Joe Panos, Brian Murphy, and Kutak Rock lawyer JR Carroll.
- Lagardère Sports- 2 clients go in the top 13 (Minkah Fitzpatrick, Da’Ron Payne). Agent Joel Segal is the only non CAA agent to have multiple first round picks this year.
- Roc Nation- 2 players go in the top 18. Saquon Barkley was the 2nd overall pick and repped by agent Kim Miale while Jaire Alexander was taken 18th overall and his repped by John Thornton and Charles Fisher.
- Other Agencies- There were 13 agencies who had one player selected in the first round including Capital Sports Advisors, who represents Baker Mayfield, this year’s first overall pick.