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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/7/2018)

The NFL regular season is officially underway and it feels like the world is back on its regular orbit (if you’re able to ignore all the political drama going on in Washington D.C.). Speaking of football, the talk of the week was undoubtedly Nike’s new advertisements featuring Colin Kaepernick, who may be making more money […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/17/2018)

My new website The Sports Biz is off to a great start (too many articles to list below). And it’s just a start. I see it growing beyond some of the competing “sports biz” sites and, importantly, focusing on quality over quantity. Reminder to follow the official Twitter account here. Not off to such a […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (8/3/2018)

Professional football is back! It will be a while until we get anything worthwhile to watch on TV, but just the thought of the NFL returning and fantasy football drafts on the horizon is exciting. I’ll be heading out to Miami Dolphins practice on Saturday to see quite a few of my Heitner Legal clients. […]

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Cornerstone Traits Of An Effective NFL Player Agent

Each July, hundreds of hopeful NFL player agents flock to the NFLPA Headquarters in Washington, DC, to sit for the NFL Agent Certification Exam. For those who pass, they have taken the first step to becoming a “certified contract advisor.” The next steps, however, are the most difficult part of one of the most competitive […]

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David Mulugheta’s Star-Studded 2017 NFL Draft Class Includes NCAA Champion Deshaun Watson

12 days ago, we wrote about Athletes First agent David Mulugheta signing potential 1st round safeties Malik Hooker and Budda Baker. While those two alone would be a dream draft class for 99% of agents, Mulugheta appears to be making a much bigger splash in this year’s draft with the signing of Clemson quarterback Deshaun […]

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Top Safeties Malik Hooker And Budda Baker Sign With David Mulugheta Of Athletes First

Per a series of Instagram posts, former Ohio State University defensive back Malik Hooker and former University of Washington defensive back Budda Baker have signed with Athletes First for their representation in the 2017 NFL Draft. Both Baker and Hooker, widely regarded as two of the top safeties in the 2017 NFL Draft, will be represented […]

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Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey Signs With Athletes First

The following post was written by our newest contributor, Tom Grossi. Tom is a young lawyer currently working for 16W Marketing, which represents Howie Long, Boomer Esiason, and Phil Simms. Tom also had the chance to intern for Mike Tannenbaum while he was still at Priority Sports during law school. Tom graduated from Seton Hall […]

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On To The Next One: Rafael Bush

New Orleans Saints safety, Rafael Bush, has switched agents according to Rand Getlin’s Twitter. Previously represented by Brian Anderson of ARN Sports & Entertainment, Bush is now represented by Athletes First’s David Mulugheta. Fellow Saints’ safety, Kenny Vaccaro, is also represented by David Mulugheta. In 2014, Bush combined for 73 tackles and 3 pass deflections […]

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Interview With The Agent: David Mulugheta

The following interview is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. NFLPA Contract Advisor David Mulugheta had a breakout year in the 2013 NFL Draft. This University of Nebraska law graduate had four of his clients […]