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NFL Player Suspensions For Taking Money/Benefits As Student-Athletes Not Under Consideration

Two days ago I reported on a new group comprised of influential people from the NFL, NFLPA, NCAA, government, agent community, universities, Collegiate Coaches Association, and American Football Coaches Association, which has been meeting to try to come up with some answers to the problem of sports agents providing money and other benefits to student-athletes. […]

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Jimmy Sexton, Fletcher Smith, And Rick Smith Amongst Leaders Looking To Fix Football Agent Issues

There might not be a solution to the problem of sports agents providing money and other benefits to student-athletes, but that does not mean that those with power in the business of sports are going to sit on the sidelines and just allow it to continue.  Instead, a group of influential people from the NFL, […]

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It’s Time To Seize The Day

This is a guest post by Neil Stratton.  Neil is President of Inside the League.  He was the Executive Director of the 2008 Hula Bowl and Personnel Director of the 2007 Inta Juice North-South All-Star Classic. By now, if you’re a regular reader of Sports Agent Blog, you’ve also read Josh Luchs’ piece published by […]

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The Fire May Burn Gary Wichard

Maybe I jinxed the guy.  I legitimately believed he was on freaking fire when I heard that he was not only representing C.J. Spiller, who I thought was the best running back in college football last year, but also Jimmy Clausen, Arrelious Benn, Taylor Mays, and Everson Griffen, all in one draft.  Sometimes things are […]

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Vanderbilt Commodores vs Connecticut Huskies Preview

The fans that are looking for some NCAA Football Odds for Saturday’s matchup between the Vanderbilt Commodores and Connecticut Huskies, need look no further.  It looks like one of the best value-packed contests for college gridiron gamblers to wager on this weekend.  The teams meet at Rentschler Field at 12:00 PM ET. TV: SNY, Big […]

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Re: NCAA Letter Seeking Agent Cooperation

Here’s a truly quick post.  Pete Fiutak of CollegeFootballNews.com made me laugh when he wrote the following yesterday, “You know those photos where the new player holds up the team jersey and poses with the owner? That’s me on the left.” … CFN has obtained a copy of the carefully-crafted, well-articulated, e-mailed response crafted by […]

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Who Is Chris Hawkins?

Who is Chris Hawkins?  He says he is not an agent, but the NCAA, which suspended University of Georgia stand-out wide receiver A.J. Green for four games because he sold his jersey to Hawkins for $1,000, has no problem labeling Hawkins as an agent. Is he a financial advisor?  A memorabilia collector?  If he just […]

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College Football Rankings Week 3

There’s the AP Top 25 and the USA Today Poll, but this week, I am going to give it a try with the SportsAgentBlog.com Top 25.  And if you would like, check out the NCAA Football Picks for our Top 25. 1: Alabama Crimson Tide (2-0) – Killing Joe Pa and the Nittany Lions made […]

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Why A.J. Green, And Who Was The Agent?

It cannot just be me who thinks that something is being hidden in this entire A.J. Green situation.  Admittedly, as much as I have gleaned over the past few months regarding student-athletes, agents, runners, and even coaches all in bed with each other, people kept asking me if I had heard anything about Green, and […]

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Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here

Roughly a week before I sat to take the Florida Bar Exam, a flood began.  It started with an NCAA investigation into potential rules violations by players, agents, and even university employees at the University of North Carolina.  It quickly spread to NCAA investigations at the University of South Carolina, University of Florida, University of […]