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Asking Too Much Of The NFLPA?

At this year’s SEC Media Days, Alabama football head coach, Nick Saban, said that the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) needs to do more to protect student-athletes from unscrupulous agents who do not have the student-athletes’ best interests in mind when offering anything of value to them.  Saban’s statement immediately gave people a place to point […]

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Headline NFL Players Sports Agents

On To The Next One: Shawne Merriman & Vince Young

We always hear about NFL players firing their agents for guys like Drew Rosenhaus and Tom Condon, but it is rarely reported when big name agents lose a client.  The main reason for that, though, is that it is a rare occurrence that RSR or CAA has a football client leave them for a rival […]

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The 2010 NFL Draft Pick/Agent Selection Master List

After three days of draft picks, all seven rounds of the 2010 NFL Draft are complete.  Below, you will find the name of each player drafted, the player’s listed position, the team that drafted him, and his current representation.  Players that we don’t have representation information for have a “N/A” designation. ROUND 1 1. Sam […]

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NFL Players Recruiting Sports Agents

NFL Agent Recruitment Strategy

With Malcolm Jenkins coming to an agreement with the New Orleans Saints late Sunday night, the holdout party of 7 dropped to a smaller table of 6.  Those remaining unsigned, along with their representation are listed below: Aaron Curry, LB, Seattle Seahawks (4th overall pick) – Octagon Andre Smith, T, Cincinnati Bengals (6th overall pick) […]

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First Round NFL Deals May Take A While

I’d like to think that there is nothing true about this post, but I am not naive enough to believe that it is far from reality.  The post was written by Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com.  He claims that the reason there have been so few 2009 1st round NFL Draft selections signing is because the […]

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NFL Players NFL Teams Sports Agents

David Dunn Of Athletes First Speaks To SBR

Yesterday, I reported that Athletes First led the pack of agencies in terms of number of clients drafted this year with a total of 16 players taken in the 2 days of the NFL Draft.  Its President/CEO is David Dunn, who I have discussed on the blog a long time ago and recently had the […]

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NFL Players Sports Agents

Athletes First Leads All Agencies In Number Of Clients Selected

Neil Stratton runs an excellent web site, InsideTheLeague.com.  Daily, Neil discusses the latest agent/player rumors in the NFL.  Also, right around NFL draft time, Neil provides solid information regarding what players are signed with which agencies.  Recently, he put together a list of agencies ranked by how many of their clients were drafted in April.  […]