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Former Florida Gator Janoris Jenkins Signs With CAA

A league source has stated that former University of Florida cornerback Janoris Jenkins is now a client of Ben Dogra and Creative Artists Agency (CAA).

Jenkins was a first-team All-SEC selection.  He was named to College Football News and Sporting News Freshman All-American team. ranked Jenkins as the 6th best cornerback of his class coming out of high school, and he only improved upon that ranking while at the University of Florida.  On November 10, 2010, Todd McShay predicted that Jenkins would be selected at #15 overall in the 2011 NFL Draft, ahead of Mark Ingram, Nick Fairley, and Julio Jones.  But Jenkins was also kicked off of the Florida Gators team after a couple of marijuana possession-related charges.

Instead of entering his name into the 2011 NFL Supplemental Draft, Jenkins decided to play his Senior season at North Alabama.  I expect him to be a first or second round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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.