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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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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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On To The Next One: Tyron Smith

According to Inside the League, Cowboys Left Tackle Tyron Smith, who was co-represented by Athletes First & Lock Metz Malinovic, has left LMM and is now solely represented by Athletes First and agents Joe Panos, Brian Murphy, and David Dunn. Smith had signed with LMM when entering the league in 2011, when agent Joe Panos […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/21/2017)

I have only 10 sleeps left in my current home in Fort Lauderdale until I move from Victoria Park to the isles off Las Olas. It has always been a dream of mine to live on the water, and soon, at 32-years-old, I get to turn that dream into a reality. I had no idea […]

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Former USC Lineman Max Tuerk Signs With Athletes First

Per an SBJ article by Liz Mullen, injured University of Southern California center, Max Tuerk, has decided to sign with Athletes First for his representation in the 2016 NFL Draft. Tuerk becomes the second college football player to give up his eligibility after a season-ending knee injury this fall. Former UCLA linebacker, Myles Jack, signed with […]

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Richie Incognito Fires Vicious Twitter Rant At Athletes First, Retracts Vitriol

It is safe to say that with everything that has occurred concerning the Miami Dolphins and the bullying incidents involving Richie Incognito and teammate Jonathan Martin, nothing should be considered a surprise anymore — even Incognito’s recent Twitter rants. Last Friday, Incognito supposedly deleted his Twitter account saying, “Goodbye, twitter. Be well. See you on […]

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Athletes First Signs Top-Rated Minnesota DT, Ra’Shede Hageman

A few weeks after signing one of the top centers available for the 2014 NFL Draft in Travis Swanson, Athletes First signed top-rated Minnesota All-American senior defensive tackle, Ra’Shede Hageman.  Agents Brian Murphy and Joe Panos will represent him. “Athletes First is always thrilled to welcome a great person who is also a great player to […]

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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 […]