Feb
05

Northwestern’s State Of The Collegiate Union Address

Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter speaks during a press conference for CAPA College Athletes Players Association at the Hyatt Regency. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

On Tuesday, before President Obama’s State of the Union Address took over American television sets, news of another potential NCAA lawsuit bombarded viewers’ television screens. Most news stories involved Northwestern University’s starting quarterback and co-captain, Kain Colter, who aired his frustrations with the NCAA. Colter exclaimed, “[t]he system resembles a dictatorship where the NCAA mandates…
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Jan
22

Allegiant Athletic Agency Adds Three SEC Players To Draft Class

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Allegiant Athletic Agency has a batch of clients hailing from the fourteen Southeastern Conference schools.  Just recently, the Knoxville, Tennessee-based agency added three more clients to that list, including running back Rajion Neal (University of Tennessee), defensive end Chris Smith (University of Arkansas), and defensive end Ed Stinson (University of Alabama). NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor…
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Jan
22

Georgia QB Aaron Murray Signs With SportsTrust Advisors

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Arguably one of the most decorated players in University of Georgia football history has finally found a sports agent.  Bulldogs’ quarterback, Aaron Murray, recently secured Atlanta-based SportsTrust Advisors for representation.  NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Pat Dye Jr., will represent the four-year starter. Murray ended his five-year stint in Athens, Georgia with four, 3,000-plus yard seasons. …
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Jan
21

Eastern Illinois QB, Shrine Game Offensive MVP Signs With Tom Brady’s Agent

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The Offensive Most Valuable Player from last Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game now has the same agent as, yes, New England’s Tom Brady.  Eastern Illinois quarterback, Jimmy Garoppolo, recently signed with Yee and Dubin Sports, LLC and will be represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Don Yee. Yee and Dubin represent athletes, coaches, and broadcasters including…
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Jan
21

Seattle Seahawks Deaf Player Derrick Coleman Inspires NFL Draft Hopeful, Adham Talaat

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Seattle running back/fullback Derrick Coleman (pictured above) isn’t normally one of the more recognizable players on the Super Bowl-bound Seahawks.  Yet, the deaf Coleman has recently gained national attention following a newly-released Duracell commercial featuring the Los Angeles native. For defensive lineman Adham Talaat of Gallaudet University — who is also deaf — Coleman serves as…
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Jan
20

Paradigm Sports Management Signs Jon Halapio, Will Latu And Richard Spencer

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Paradigm Sports Management has both baseball and football divisions along with an extensive mixed martial arts practice as well.  The California-based agency recently added to its football roster, signing Jon Halapio (University of Florida [pictured above]), Will Latu (Abilene Christian University), and Richard Spencer (UTEP) to Standard Representation Agreements. “We are extremely excited to have…
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Jan
18

Auburn’s Iron Bowl Hero, Chris Davis, Signs With Sports Agent Joe Linta

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The hero of Auburn University’s memorable Iron Bowl victory over Alabama recently took the next step towards an NFL career: signing with a sports agent.  Senior cornerback, Chris Davis, signed with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Joe Linta. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with Chris Davis,” Linta said.  “He is an exemplary young…
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Jan
18

Sports Agent Bus Cook Adds Cyrus Kouandjio To Stellar Draft Class

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NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Bus Cook, won the Jadeveon Clowney sweepstakes a few weeks ago, signing the South Carolina defensive end to a Standard Representation Agreement.  The long-time sports agent recently added to his 2014 Draft Class when he secured University of Alabama offensive tackle, Cyrus Kouandjio. One of the top-rated offensive linemen in the…
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Jan
16

RMI Athletics Signs Demonte McAllister, Senorise Perry And David Sims

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Atlanta-based RMI Athletics is a very young agency, but Founder/NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Ryan Rubin, is finding a way to sign new clients.  The recent additions include Demonte McAllister (Florida State), Senorise Perry (Louisville), and David Sims (Georgia Tech). “RMI was opened in the fall of 2012, so this is our first full year of…
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Jan
16

Highly-Ranked QB Derek Carr Signs With Tim Younger

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NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Tim Younger, isn’t a stranger to the Carr family.  Since 2010, the owner of Younger and Associates has represented David Carr, a former No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.  Earlier this week, Younger signed David’s younger brother, Derek, to a Standard Representation Agreement. “We…
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