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Robert Griffin III Hires Ben Dogra Of Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Robert Griffin III’s statement that he signed with Ben Dogra of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) was anticipated.  His decision to wear Barney socks at the press conference where he made his representation announcement, less so.  RG III joins a CAA NFL Draft class that is known year-in-and-out to be among, if not the best in the country.  Joining RG III as CAA clients eligible to be selected in the 2012 NFL Draft are Janoris Jenkins, Ryan Kalil, and Dontari Poe.  There will undoubtedly be many more players who decide to join CAA as clients prior to the start of the NFL Draft.

RG III has shot up draft board in the past few months and certainly benefited from being named the Heisman Trophy Award winner.  Not only does he have a great arm and a wonderful set of legs, he will probably test very high on the Wonderlic and be rewarded for the way that he interviews with teams.

RG III and his family did their due diligence when it came to selecting an agency.  Reports have stated that they met with at least five agencies recently and involved Baylor’s compliance department in the process.  CAA was one of the agencies the Griffins met with and was the ultimate selection of RG III.

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.

One reply on “Robert Griffin III Hires Ben Dogra Of Creative Artists Agency (CAA)”

Signed with Ben Dogra. Luck could still sign with Condon, but for some reason I see Luck signing with another agent. I think the speculation about his speaking with CAA prior to his Bowl Game could lead to a different route. Possibly Todd France. 

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