Michael Sam’s Agent Comments On Client Announcing He Is Gay

Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Michael Sam (52) runs on the field before the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at the 2014 Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium. Missouri beat Oklahoma State 41-31. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

In January, it was reported by many media outlets that Jeff Sperbeck of The NOVO Agency had signed Missouri DE, Michael Sam.  Since then, Sam signed with NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Joe Barkett, of Empire Athletes. What is making headlines isn’t Sam’s agency swap, but his announcement on Sunday that he is gay.  The 2013…
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The NOVO Agency’s 2014 NFL Draft Class Includes Oregon CB Terrance Mitchell


NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor, Jeff Sperbeck (of The NOVO Agency), has been involved with $1 billion-plus worth of contract negotiations throughout his career.  The 20-year veteran just added a few more clients to his roster, which already includes LaMichael James (San Francisco) and Nick Toon (New Orleans). “I’m extremely proud to be working with three great…
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Jeff Sperbeck Of The NOVO Agency Signs LaMichael James & Nick Toon

LaMichael James

While The NOVO Agency is a fairly new football agency, its creator, Jeff Sperbeck, is no novice when it comes to representing professional football players.  Sperbeck was Director of Octagon’s football division prior to starting his own company in 2010.  Before teaming up with Octagon, Sperbeck was partners with Mike Sullivan, who also joined Octagon and stayed…
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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (7/30/2010)

I hope that part of my life is behind me.  Taking the Florida Bar Exam was quite an interesting experience, but one that I wish to never have again in the future.  I celebrated finishing the exam two nights ago, and I think that I am just now recovering from it all.  I have a…
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