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Arizona State CB Omar Bolden Picks Joel Segal Of Lagardere Unlimited

Arizona State University cornerback Omar Bolden started his collegiate career strong by earning First Team Freshman All-American honors by the Football Writers Association of America.  In 2010, Bolden was an All-Pac-10 selection.  But then the injury bug bit him during Spring ball.  Bolden tore his ACL and had to sit out 2011.  But he recently received an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine, where he plans to put on a show.

Joel Segal of Lagardere Unlimited sure hopes that Bolden takes advantage of his Combine invite and performs well at his school’s Pro Day and any team workouts he attends.  I have received confirmation that Segal has signed Bolden to represent him leading up to the Draft. ranks Bolden as the 17th best player in the 2012 NFL Draft at his position and the #128 player overall.  While he is currently listed as a mid-round player, strong performance at these events may boost him up to a 2nd or 3rd round grade.

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.