Aug
05

Tyrann Mathieu Signs With CAA

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Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has signed with Creative Artist Agency’s football division.  Mathieu played his college ball at LSU prior to being a third round pick (No. 69 overall) by the Cardinals.  He has rebounded well from a scrutinized college career that included Mathieu being kicked off the LSU team for violating team…
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Jul
29

Atlanta-Based SportsTrust Advisors Loses Two NFL Sports Agents

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Yesterday, Atlanta-based sports agency SportsTrust Advisors, which is one of the world’s top-10 most valuable football agencies, lost two of its NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors: Michael Perrett and Kevin McGuire. The two sports agents shared roughly 20 years of experience working together at SportsTrust.  The duo is pursuing the formation of their own company, Element Sports…
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Jul
17

On To The Next One: Aldon Smith

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According to Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has changed representation prior to his fourth NFL season.  The former Missouri Tiger recently left CAA Sports and has signed with Relativity Sports. Smith will be co-represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors, Doug Hendrickson and CJ Laboy.  Over the last two seasons, Smith…
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Jul
14

On To The Next One: Antonio Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown (84) signs autographs at practice for the 2014 Pro Bowl at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Roc Nation Sports represented nine professional athletes as of last Friday.  Unfortunately, for the relatively newer division of Roc Nation, that number has shrunk to eight. According to FOX Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has left Roc Nation for his former agent, Drew Rosenhaus, of Rosenhaus Sports.  Brown had been with Rosenhaus when he…
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Jun
30

On To The Next One: Anthony Johnson

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Before even playing a down in the NFL, Miami Dolphins rookie defensive tackle, Anthony Johnson, has already changed agencies.  The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native recently transitioned from ProSource Sports to Rosenhaus Sports. Johnson will be co-represented by NFLPA Certified Contract Advisors, Drew Rosenhaus and Robert Bailey, according to Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal. The…
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Jun
19

On To The Next One: Peyton Hillis

Running back Peyton Hills (33) runs with the ball during training camp at One Buccaneer Place. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

New York Giants running back, Peyton Hillis, is on his fifth agency.  That figure is staggering considering he has played just six NFL seasons. At Rosenhaus Sports, the Conway, Ark. native will be co-represented by NFL Certified Contract Advisor, Jason Katz and Michael Katz, according to Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen.  Marc Lillibridge of Pro…
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Jun
18

NFL Rookies: Big Money Spinners Or Big Waste Of Cash?

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The Tennessee Titans caused debate recently when it was rumored that running back Bishop Sankey would take the coveted Offensive Rookie of the Year title. Sankey’s skills on the field were the subject of much praise from Rob Rang of CBS Sports, who was confident that he might earn the accolade. “I expect Sankey to…
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Jun
18

Three NFL Rookies Who Could Play Themselves Into Paydays In Training Camp

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Every season, NFL teams pick their favorites out in the NFL draft and lock them up on salary-controlled rookie contracts that make it possible to build a contender. However, on a 53-player roster, an NFL team needs more than the influx of players it gets from the seven-round draft, taking short-term fliers on undrafted players…
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May
21

On To The Next One: Cardinals’ 5th Round Draft Pick, Ed Stinson Signs With Rosenhaus

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws in the pocket as guard Germain Ifedi (74) blocks against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive end Ed Stinson (49) at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

A little over a week after the 2014 NFL Draft, former Alabama Crimson Tide and current Arizona Cardinals’ defensive lineman, Ed Stinson fired his previous agent, Isaac Conner of Allegiant Athletic Agency, and he hired Drew Rosenhaus and Robert Bailey of Rosenhaus Sports Representation. The Cardinals drafted Stinson 160th overall in the 5th round of…
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May
13

Full 2014 NFL Draft Selections And Analysis (Player/Agent)

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Prior coverage of NFL Draft (agent/player) relationships: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Keep up with Darren Heitner on Twitter, spreadsheet creator Josh Corriveau on Twitter and Sports Agent Blog on Twitter | Facebook | RSS Highlights Sportstars with 25 clients selected – 9.77% (1 in 1st round) – in-depth article on Forbes. Athletes First with…
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