Sports Agents

Summing Up First Five MLB Draft Rounds For Sosnick Cobbe Karon

We previously highlighted Sosnick Cobbe Karon’s strong Day 1 of the MLB Draft. Here is an update of how the company fared throughout the first five rounds of the 2016 MLB Draft.

A total of thirteen Sosnick Cobbe Karon advisees were selected, with many of them off the board prior to the third round.

Round Overall Team Player POS School
1 26 CWS Zack Burdi RHP Louisville
1 32 LAD Will Smith C Louisville
1 37 OAK Daulton Jefferies RHP UC Berkeley
2 46 MIL Lucas Erceg 3B Menlo College
2 62 NYY Nick Solak INF Louisville
2 64 NYM Pete Alonso 1B Florida
2 65 LAD Mitchell White RHP Santa Clara
2 67 KC AJ Puckett RHP Pepperdine
2 69 BAL Matthias Dietz RHP John A. Logan CC
3 96 LAA Nolan Williams SS Turner HS
4 125 SF Matt Krook LHP Oregon
4 126 LAA Chris Rodriguez RHP Pace HS, FL
5 163 KC Nicky Lopez SS Creighton

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.