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Mahomes Signs Record-Breaking $503 Million Contract Extension

“SHOW ME THE MONEY!” Leigh Steinberg must be one happy agent after helping his client Patrick Mahomes ink the largest contract in NFL history. Steinberg, the President of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, who is often credited as the real-life inspiration for Tom Cruise’s character in the movie Jerry Maguire, sure showed Mahomes the money. Mahomes […]

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Why Are NFL Agents Not Switching To Team Jobs?

The New York Post has a new article titled, “Inside NFL’s reluctance to hire ex-agents to run teams,” and even gave us at Sports Agent Blog a shout out. The lengthy (for New York Post standards) article references a trend in professional sports organizations to hire sports agents to work in-house, but notes that such […]

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Athletes First Leads All Agencies With Eight First-Round Selections; CAA Second With Six

Thirty-two of the top prospects in the nation found their new homes last night when they were selected in the first-round of the NFL draft. Instead of shaking hands with Commissioner Roger Goodell and walking across a stage in Las Vegas, draftees were in the comfort of their homes with their closest family and friends […]

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Steinberg Sports Sign Temple Cornerback Harrison Hand

On January 8th, power house agent Leigh Steinberg announced the signing of Temple’s top cornerback Harrison Hand. The 6’0 190 pound cornerback began his playing career at Baylor under current Panthers Coach Matt Rhule. After two seasons he transferred to Temple noting “family reasons” and the “fit” with the program. In his breakout 2019 campaign, […]

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Roc Nation Sports Announces 2020 Draft Class

Roc Nation Sports (RNS) announced the class of athletes they signed for representation as the NFL draft approaches. The class consists of four players from four different schools, with the potential to boast at least two first-round picks. They are Andrew Thomas, offensive tackle from Georgia, Julian Okwara, edge rusher from Notre Dame, CJ Henderson, […]

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Alabama WR Jerry Jeudy Signs With Steinberg Sports And Entertainment

One of the nation’s top NFL Draft prospects, Jerry Jeudy has chosen Steinberg Sports And Entertainment to represent him. Jeudy had 1,163 receiving yards with 10 touchdowns this season capped off with winning the Citrus Bowl MVP. In a 35-16 win against Michigan, Jeudy had 6 receptions for 204 yards and 1 touchdown. As one […]

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Tua Tagovailoa Signs With Steinberg Sports & Entertainment

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2020 NFL Draft. Leigh Steinberg and Chris Cabott of Steinberg Sports and Entertainment will represent Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa, who missed the final three games of the season recovering from hip surgery, is a projected 1st round draft pick. He is still recovering from […]

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Leigh Steinberg Joins InvestAcure Advisory Board

Leigh Steinberg, CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment, has joined InvestAcure’s advisory board to help spearhead the implementation of the company’s 3-year plan to generate $1 billion in annual investment for Alzheimer’s, CTE and related dementias until a cure is found. “Every 65 seconds, someone in this country is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It is a public health crisis of […]

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From Draft Day to Pay Day

Productive NFL players and their agents beam at the thought of contract negotiations. When players become free agents, they are faced with a unique opportunity to sign life-changing deals. Agents do their job in ensuring these players get the best possible contracts. There are many details and clauses in an NFL contract that an agent […]

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Catching Up With Leigh Steinberg

Last Sunday, I had the opportunity to catch up with my longtime mentor, super-agent and the “Real Life Jerry Maguire”, Leigh Steinberg. It was the first time in a long time that he had nothing to do on a Sunday after a busy yet extremely exciting NFL season for his firm. From attending games to […]