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The Man Behind The NFL’s Biggest Underdog Story

Mike McCartney, director of football at priority Sports & Entertainment, has been involved in football for more than 25 years as a coach, scout, front office executive and NFLPA certified agent. His clientele over the years includes Haloti Ngata, Kurt Warner, Arian Foster, Sean Lee, Mohammad Sanu and Kirk Cousins. In March, McCartney negotiated a […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (3/23/2018)

Sorry about my absence last week. It was my 8th annual trip to Las Vegas for March Madness, the time zone change threw me off, college basketball took my attention away and I was busy doing things like filing a couple of trademark applications for UMBC. But enough with excuses! The Miami Heat are rolling […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (9/15/2017)

The positive news in the wake of Hurricane Irma is that my homes in Fort Lauderdale experienced no currently known structural damage. The negative is that the storm seriously affected the grid. Only yesterday did I regain power and I have still yet to get my Internet and cable back. But overall, I consider it […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/22/2016)

Not much going on in sports this past week, unless you consider the Republican National Convention a sporting event, which wouldn’t be entirely inaccurate. It’s the dead of Summer, with baseball and not much else until the Olympics roll around. Thankfully, there is some great TV to watch, including Suits, Mr. Robot and The Night […]

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Trio Of Prospects Sign With Priority Sports’ Mike McCartney

Priority Sports will represent at least three prospects for the 2015 NFL Draft including TJ Clemmings (OT, Pittsburgh), Tyler Kroft (TE, Rutgers), and Mike Hull (ILB, Penn State). All three players will be represented by Priority Sports’ Director of Football Operations and NFLPA certified agent, Mike McCartney. These three prospects join a group of players represented at Priority […]

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Football Agents Prepare For Hell Week

Successfully recruiting a football player to become your client is difficult.  Sitting around waiting for your client to be selected on one of the days of the NFL Draft is stressful.  But nothing may be as challenging for NFLPA Contract Advisors as this week, when many will have their clients cut by NFL teams and […]

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Miami Ohio QB Zac Dysert Chooses Priority Sports For Representation

Quarterback Zac Dysert leaves Miami Ohio as the only player at the school to be captain three times throughout his collegiate career.  He did not waste a moment of his time at Miami.  Dysert finished with 12,016 yards passing, which places him in third all-time for yards passing in the MAC and twentieth all-time in NCAA […]

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Social Media in the Sports Agency Industry

The following guest contribution was written by Jacob Cohen (@jco5190), who interned in the Athlete Marketing and Client Representation at Octagon Football. As social media outlets become more and more abundant in the business world, those who fail to adapt will be left at a considerable disadvantage. In the cutthroat world of the NFL agency […]