Kansas State QB Collin Klein Signs With Peter Schaffer And JR Rickert

Football agents Peter Schaffer and JR Rickert of Denver, Colorado-based Authentic Athletix has signed former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein.  Klein holds the Kansas State single-season record for most rushing yards and rushing touchdowns for a quarterback.  He also was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2012,

Football Agents C. Lamont Smith, Peter Schaffer, and JR Rickert Embroiled in Legal Dispute

I had a new article published in Forbes yesterday concerning the pending legal battle that has All Pro Sports & Entertainment Inc. and its founder C. Lamont Smith on one side and Peter Schaffer, JR Rickert, and their new company Authentic Athletix on the other side. [Link: Forbes - Legal Battle Between Denver-based Sports Agents

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (1/13/2012)

This week, the NCAA hosted its annual Scholarly Colloquium on Intercollegiate Athletics.  Jason Belzer and I created a presentation, which took a deep look at the implications of academic reform, as well as the newly instituted standards and other proposed changes.  In analyzing statistical data associated with Academic Progress Rates

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (12/30/2011)

I am back from Barcelona and Israel!  It was a fantastic trip full of sightseeing, eating unbelievable food, and relaxing with my girlfriend and her family overseas.  However, I must admit that it is nice to be back around my friends and family.  You know you are doing what you

On To The Next One: Ryan Torain

The 6'1, 212 lbs. running back from Arizona State named Ryan Torain is one of those players who was not necessarily expected to be a starter at any point of his professional career.  He was drafted in the 5th round of the 2008 NFL Draft (#148 overall) by the Denver Broncos,

2011 NFL Draft Rounds 1-7 Picks (Player/Agent)

Round 1 1. Carolina - QB Cam Newton ~ Auburn - Agent: Bus Cook, Tony Paige, Chitta Mallik (B.C. Sports/Perennial Sports) 2. Denver - LB Von Miller ~ Texas A&M - Agent: Athletes First 3. Buffalo - DT Marcell Dareus ~ Alabama - Agent: Todd France 4. Cincinnati - WR A.J. Green ~ UGA - Agent: Creative Artists Agency 5.  Arizona - CB Patrick Peterson ~ LSU - Agent: Patrick Lawlor (Galaxy Sports) 6. Atlanta - WR Julio Jones ~