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Chalk One up for the Gators 31-24

Next year: Chris Leak for Heisman, or Tim Tebow for Freshman All-American?
Outback Bowl win this year…National Championship next year…you heard it here first!

With some of the top recruits in the nation (see: Tim Tebow, Percy Harvin, Carl Johnson) coming to UF next year and the current #1 Recruiting class in the nation, you have to think that the Gainesville, Fl. campus will be swamped (oh, the pun) with Agents looking for clients in the near future.

Just remember as a future agent, you can always root for your college teams, but once you start representing players in the pros, you better start rooting against your childhood pro teams if your client(s) are playing against them. Or you could do what Drew Rosenhaus said he did in his book, A Shark Never Sleeps, which is do everything in your power to get your client signed by your childhood team. But when the press gets on you about it, don’t answer with “Next Question.” 🙂

[tags]Outback Bowl, Gators, UF, Percy Harvin, Tim Tebow, Carl Johnson, Rosenhaus, recruiting[/tags]

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.

4 replies on “Chalk One up for the Gators 31-24”

I must say that the Gators may have to contend with the great University of Georgia (I know we rarely beat UF; it sucks) and our #3 recruiting class in the nation. Plus it’s damn near impossible to go through the gauntlet that is the SEC and go undefeated (ie Auburn should’ve at least gotten at shot at the title in 04). Go Dogs! And I’m loving this blog.

Thanks for the comment. After a couple of days of existence, readership is high, but I would like the comments to start picking up, and maybe even have some guest columnists. But anyhow, in a strong SEC, the Auburn Tigers did not look strong against the Big-10 Wisconsin Badgers, and Georgia looked pathetic for most of last night’s game against West Virginia (btw, how great does West Virginia’s running back look?). Georgia will return with another great recruiting class next year to once again stir up the SEC, though. The question is, will Tennessee be able to rebound?

I think that Tennessee has been passed right by as a powerhouse in the SEC at this moment. That said, they were pre-season top 5 so they very well may rebound and take the East. The UGA game killed me inside. Here’s hoping our replacement QB (Barnes, Cox, or Stafford) has the success of his predecessors.

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