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Breakdown Of The 329 Players Invited To The 2011 NFL Combine

The NFL has announced all 329 combine invites on its Combine Official Invite List.  Ignore the fact that the title of the webpage says it is the 2009 list – it is actually this year’s list of Combine invites.  The Combine will certainly be wide-receiver heavy, with a total of 46 WR of the 329 […]

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Would You Be Able To Avoid An NCAA Investigation?

We have chronicled the variety of NCAA investigations over the past year and blamed agents and players for violating NCAA rules and regulations.  Ignorance of the rules and regulations potentially jeopardize student-athletes’ eligibility to play college sports and could harm the educational institutions that the players represent. Schools have Compliance officers who are paid in-part […]

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UNC Football Players Select Their Agents For The 2011 Draft

On September 16, 2010, I researched and provided some facts regarding Chris Hawkins’ background.  He was responsible for purchasing A.J. Green’s jersey for $1,000, which set the Georgia wide-receiver back four games at the beginning of the 2010 season.  But that’s not the end of his connections to student-athletes.  Hawkins played college ball at the […]


2010 – The Year “Student-Athlete” Lost Its Meaning

Today marks Sports Agent Blog’s 5th anniversary.  What started off as a 2005 New Year’s Resolution by yours truly, has turned into its own successful and profitable business, and a publication (call it “blog” – I am proud of that word) that has at least been discussed (if not read) by every sports agent in […]

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No Evidence That Agents Linked To Former UNC Players Paying Current Student-Athletes

On Thursday, November 11, 2010, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill released an update stating that it was ready to start releasing additional information about the investigation into its football program (the update is attached at the bottom of this post).  The additional details included the following bullet-point: Mahlon Carey, Hakeem Nicks, Omar Brown, Vernon Davis, and […]

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John Blake’s World Could Come Crashing Down

On July 6, 2010, became the first media entity to discuss the tie between agent Gary Wichard and former UNC associate head coach John Blake, after it was known that the NCAA was investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports agents.  SportsBusiness Journal later found that […]

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Adjusted Graduation Gap (AGG) Report Released

Earlier today, the College Sport Research Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released the 2010 NCAA D-I Football Adjusted Graduation Gap (AGG) Report.  The Fall 2010 NCAA D-I Football AGG Report includes analysis of the adjusted graduation gap between football players and full-time male students at both FBS and FCS conferences. […]

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Athlete Agent Enforcement Thus Far, And Where To Go From Here

Roughly a week before I sat to take the Florida Bar Exam, a flood began.  It started with an NCAA investigation into potential rules violations by players, agents, and even university employees at the University of North Carolina.  It quickly spread to NCAA investigations at the University of South Carolina, University of Florida, University of […]

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South Carolina Up Next?

On Friday, I touched on the serious investigation taking place at the University of North Carolina, where many players have already been interviewed by the NCAA, including Defensive Tackle Marvin Austin.  One item under investigation is travel expenses.  That same item might be a topic of discussion at nearby University of South Carolina. It is […]

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The UNC Football Scandal

Yesterday’s Joe Schad broke a story that the NCAA is investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports agents. As I discuss in my paper, Duties of Sports Agents to Athletes and Statutory Regulations Thereof, SPARTA (the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act) binds […]