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2021 NFL Draft Round 1 Recap Of Player-Agent Pairings

  1. Trevor Lawrence – MGC Sports/Excel Sports [marketing]
  2. Zack Wilson – Brian Ayrault (WME)
  3. Trey Lance – Patrick Collins, Tommy Condon, Jimmy Sexton (CAA)
  4. Kyle Pitts – Andre Odom and David Mulugheta (Athletes First)/ESM [marketing]
  5. Ja’Marr Chase – Alliance Sports
  6. Jaylen Waddle – Joel Segal (SportFive)/GSE Worldwide [marketing]
  7. Penei Sewell – Joe Panos, Justin “Scoop” Schulman, David Dunn (Athletes First)
  8. Jaycee Horn – David Mulugheta and Trevon Smith (Athletes First)
  9. Patrick Surtain II – Tory Dandy (CAA)
  10. Devonta Smith – Klutch Sports/Rubicon Talent [marketing]
  11. Justin Fields – David Mulugheta (Athletes First)/Rubicon Talent [marketing]
  12. Micah Parsons – Andre Odom and David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
  13. Rashawn Slater – Patrick Collins, Tommy Condon, Jimmy Sexton (CAA)
  14. Alijah Vera-Tucker – CAA
  15. Mac Jones – Tommy Condon and Jimmy Sexton (CAA)/ESM [marketing]
  16. Zaven Collins – Joel Segal (SportFive)
  17. Alex Leatherwood – Klutch Sports
  18. Jaelen Phillips – Ben Renzin and Brian Ayrault (WME)
  19. Jamin Davis – David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
  20. Kadarius Toney – SportsTrust Advisors
  21. Kwity Paye – Tory Dandy (CAA)
  22. Caleb Farley – Drew Rosenhaus, Jason Rosenhaus, Robert Bailey, Ryan Matha (Rosenhaus Sports)
  23. Christian Darrisaw – Cody Recchion and Andy Simms (Young Money APAA)
  24. Najee Harris – Chafie Fields, CJ Laboy, Doug Hendrickson (Wasserman)
  25. Travis Etienne – Martin Fischman (Ballengee)
  26. Greg Newsome – CAA
  27. Rashod Bateman – Blake Baratz (IFA)
  28. Payton Turner – Erik Burkhardt (Select Sports Group)
  29. Eric Stokes – Matthew Pope (Apex Sports Group)
  30. Greg Rousseau – Drew Rosenhaus, Jason Rosenhaus, Robert Bailey, Ryan Matha (Rosenhaus Sports)
  31. Jayson Oweh – Andre Odom and David Mulugheta (Athletes First)
  32. Joe Tryon – Joe Panos (Athletes First)

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.