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Miami Underclassman RB Lamar Miller Signs With Drew Rosenhaus

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The University of Miami has produced many very talented NFL running backs over the years.  Most recently those names include Willis McGahee, Edgerrin James, Frank Gore, and Clinton Portis.  Get ready to add another name to that list.

Yesterday, underclassman running back Lamar Miller announced that he would be leaving the University of Miami and entering his name into the 2012 NFL Draft.  He officially forfeited his remaining eligibility by signing with Drew Rosenhaus of Rosenhaus Sports Representation (confirmed by Joe Schad’s Tweet, below).

Miller had 1272 yards and 9 touchdowns in his redshirt Sophomore season with the Hurricanes.  While there may be some legitimate questions regarding the early departure of University of Miami Juniors Tommy Streeter and Marcus Forston, no one can question Miller’s desire to enter the 2012 NFL Draft and end his amateur efforts.  He could easily end up being a first or second rounder depending on team needs.

And Rosenhaus adds another Hurricane to represent in the 2012 NFL Draft.  His current count is at 5 Hurricanes.  He may not even be done.

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.