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On To The Next One: Hakeem Nicks

Per a Tweet by our own Darren Heitner, wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has left Roc Nation Sports after joining the agency just over a year ago. Nicks has decided to return to his previous agent, Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix. Originally drafted out of North Carolina by the New York Giants in the first round of […]

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Louisville S Gerod Holliman Signs With Authentic Athletix

Louisville S Gerod Holliman has decided to forgo his final year of eligibility to sign with Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix for his representation in this May’s NFL Draft, according to a Tweet by Liz Mullen. The 6′ 202 lb Miami, FL native totaled 44 tackles, including 7.5 TFL and an NCAA-leading 14 INT in 13 […]

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Kansas State QB Collin Klein Signs With Peter Schaffer And JR Rickert

Football agents Peter Schaffer and JR Rickert of Denver, Colorado-based Authentic Athletix has signed former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein.  Klein holds the Kansas State single-season record for most rushing yards and rushing touchdowns for a quarterback.  He also was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2012, won the 2012 Johnny Unitas […]

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On To The Next One: Kraig Urbik

Buffalo Bills right guard Kraig Urbik has changed agents, going from Peter Schaffer of Authentic Athletix to David Dunn and Joe Panos of Athletes First.  Panos is a former offensive lineman who was director of football operations for Lock Metz Malinovic Sports Management until he recently switched to Athletes First.  Many agencies were reportedly making a play to add Panos […]

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Catching Up With JR Rickert’s NFL Draft Class

Since officially announcing that he became a part of the Authentic Athletix team run by former All Pro Sports & Entertainment agent Peter Schaffer along with his resignation as the president of National Sports Management, JR Rickert has written about the signing of three players who hope to soon be playing on Sundays.  The three players are Al […]

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Peter Schaffer Behind New Sports Agency Authentic Athletix

NFL agent Peter Schaffer was recently the subject of a Rick Reilly article on ESPN.com.  In that article, Reilly provided a detailed account of Schaffer’s day after the NFL Lockout had ended.  From his home in Denver, Colorado, Schaffer conversed with many of his clients, who include Adam “Pacman” Jones, Derrick Mason, Russell Okung, Gerald Hayes, […]