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NC State CB David Amerson Signs With JT Johnson Of Atlas Sports

NC State CB David Amerson has chosen JT Johnson of Atlas Sports Agency as his representative.

This morning, NFLPA certified Contract Advisor JT Johnson informed Sports Agent Blog that he officially signed North Carolina State University cornerback David Amerson to a Standard Representation Agreement (first reported on Twitter, here).  Amerson recently completed his Junior season at NC State and expressed his intentions to enter the NFL Draft last week. currently ranks the CB as the 8th best available player at his position and a projected 2-3 round pick; however, a couple of Mock Drafts on that website indicate that he could be a 1st round selection.

The signing of Amerson continues what was already a very hot signing period for a newer entrant into the world of athlete representation.  As indicated on December 31, 2012, this site believes Johnson is 2013’s football agent to watch.  At the time, he had already signed Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter, California wide receiver Keenan Allen and California quarterback Zach Maynard.  The addition of Amerson, who admittedly did not live up to lofty expectations in 2012, enhances Johnson’s 2013 class and will certainly make rivals a little concerned about their new competition.


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.