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2020 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Recap

BY JOSH GOLDBERG AND JASON MORRIN The 2020 NFL Draft was one to remember. A record number of fans tuned into their televisions and anxiously awaited their favorite teams’ selections. 255 young men fulfilled their life long dreams of being drafted (virtually) and celebrated while socially-distanced in their respective homes. The draft had 55 million […]

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Athletes First Leads All Agencies With Eight First-Round Selections; CAA Second With Six

Thirty-two of the top prospects in the nation found their new homes last night when they were selected in the first-round of the NFL draft. Instead of shaking hands with Commissioner Roger Goodell and walking across a stage in Las Vegas, draftees were in the comfort of their homes with their closest family and friends […]

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Athletes First Signs Historic 2020 NFL Draft Class

According to an article in Sports Business Daily by Liz Mullen, Athletes First has signed a historic draft class for the 2020 NFL Draft. In their largest draft class ever, Athletes First have 10 projected first-round picks. This draft class includes Isaiah Simmons, Jordan Love and Justin Herbert. “It is our biggest and best class […]

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Brandon Brooks Signs $56.2 Million Dollar Extension, Becomes Highest Paid Guard

Philadelphia Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks signed a four year, $56.2 million dollar extension with $30 million guaranteed. At $14.05 million a year, Brooks is now the highest paid guard in the NFL, surpassing Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin ($14 million a year). Brooks is represented by Joe Panos of Athletes First. Brooks tore his […]

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Michael Thomas Signs Record-Breaking Contract Extension

New Orleans Saints All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas signed a five-year, $100 million dollar extension Wednesday morning. The contract has $61 million guaranteed. Thomas is now the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL and is the first offensive player in history, other than a quarterback, to sign a $100 million dollar deal. Thomas has more […]

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Athletes First Promotes Three Agents, Looks To Expand Into Other Sports

Athletes First continues to make headlines as they have promoted three agents in the football agency. Following a record draft year that saw 20 clients drafted, compared to nine in 2018, Athletes First hopes to build upon its success. David Mulugheta, who joined the agency in 2011, has been promoted to equity partner and has […]

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Sports Agent Blog’s 2019 NFL Draft Recap Rounds 1-7

Here are the final notes on the top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft: Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 […]

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By The Numbers: 2019 NFL Draft – First Round

With the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, here are some quick notes on how the top agents and agencies performed: Creative Artists Agency- six clients selected in the first round. Todd France had two EDGE rushers go in the top 16 while agent Tory Dandy had a client selected in […]

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Saints Superstar Michael Thomas Signs With Athletes First

New Orleans Saints wideout Michael Thomas is coming off a monster season. The 6’ 3”, 212-pound receiver hauled in a league-high 125 receptions, along with 1,405 yards and nine touchdowns in 2018. He also led the NFL with an impressive 82.9 percent catch rate and received first team All Pro honors. In the midst of […]

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Dwayne Haskins Signs with Athletes First

Heisman Trophy finalist, Dwayne Haskins has signed with David Mulugheta of Athletes First to represent him in the 2019 NFL Draft. After a breakout season, Haskins broke 27 total records in both the Ohio State and Big Ten Conference record books. He won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football Award as the best player in the […]