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Kelli Masters Signs Former Texas Fullback Cody Johnson

Redshirt Senior fullback Cody Johnson was recently the recipient of a nice honor: the Coaches’ All-Big 12 Football Honorable Mention.  Football agent and business litigation attorney (and Miss Oklahoma 1997) Kelli Masters received her own award – the right to represent Johnson leading up to the 2012 NFL Draft. currently lists Johnson as the 3rd best fullback available in the 2012 NFL Draft and believes he will be selected in the 6th round.

Kelli’s bigger name NFL clients currently consist of former University of Oklahoma defensive lineman Gerald McCoy and former Dallas Cowboy/Cincinnati Bengal defensive back Roy Williams (recently retired).  Masters, a graduate from Law School at the University of Oklahoma, is known to focus her recruiting efforts in the Oklahoma/Texas region of the United States.  She has been quite successful over the past few years.

In 2011, Masters briefly represented Peyton Hillis.  Hillis was represented by SportsTrust Advisors, left them for Masters, but then left Masters soon thereafter and signed with Kennard McGuire of MS World.

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.