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NFL Agent’s Pitch To Players And Joint Representation Of Jim Harbaugh

Jack Bechta should be praised for opening up a lot of his practice for the world to understand how he recruits and maintains his clientele (even though he recently ignored my multiple requests for information regarding the representation of coach Jim Harbaugh up until yesterday, but I will get into that story later in this article). […]

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Does Scott Boras Ever Feel Conflicted?

I started reading the website HardballTalk a couple of weeks ago, after a partner at the law firm I am working at told me that it is one of his favorite places to go to find baseball information.  Since then, I have been hooked.  I especially enjoy it when Craig Calcaterra, a former lawyer, talks […]

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Gary Wichard Suspended; Teague Egan’s Certification Revoked; What Now?

Late last Friday, the NFL Players Association released an official announcement that Gary Wichard is hereby suspended from acting as an NFLPA Contract Advisor for nine months and that Teague Egan‘s NFLPA Certification was revoked. Wichard was suspended for having impermissible communication with UNC’s Marvin Austin prior to Austin being eligible for the NFL Draft. […]

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On To The Next One: Shawne Merriman

On May 12 of this year, I reported that Shawne Merriman left Tom Condon of Creative Artists Agency’s (CAA) Football Division in favor of David Dunn of Athletes First.  At the time, I made a point to mention that we do not normally hear about a football player leaving a mega agency like CAA.  It […]

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Pat White Will Have To Get Used To Life In The Minors

If you watched the Miami Dolphins play the Buffalo Bills on yesterday, you definitely did not see Pat White in the famous Wildcat offense formation.  The 44th overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft was waived by the Dolphins on September 4, 2010, just prior to the start of the season.  It did not take […]

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Asking Too Much Of The NFLPA?

At this year’s SEC Media Days, Alabama football head coach, Nick Saban, said that the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) needs to do more to protect student-athletes from unscrupulous agents who do not have the student-athletes’ best interests in mind when offering anything of value to them.  Saban’s statement immediately gave people a place to point […]

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On To The Next One: Shawne Merriman & Vince Young

We always hear about NFL players firing their agents for guys like Drew Rosenhaus and Tom Condon, but it is rarely reported when big name agents lose a client.  The main reason for that, though, is that it is a rare occurrence that RSR or CAA has a football client leave them for a rival […]

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The 2010 NFL Draft Pick/Agent Selection Master List

After three days of draft picks, all seven rounds of the 2010 NFL Draft are complete.  Below, you will find the name of each player drafted, the player’s listed position, the team that drafted him, and his current representation.  Players that we don’t have representation information for have a “N/A” designation. ROUND 1 1. Sam […]

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NFL Agent Recruitment Strategy

With Malcolm Jenkins coming to an agreement with the New Orleans Saints late Sunday night, the holdout party of 7 dropped to a smaller table of 6.  Those remaining unsigned, along with their representation are listed below: Aaron Curry, LB, Seattle Seahawks (4th overall pick) – Octagon Andre Smith, T, Cincinnati Bengals (6th overall pick) […]

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First Round NFL Deals May Take A While

I’d like to think that there is nothing true about this post, but I am not naive enough to believe that it is far from reality.  The post was written by Mike Florio of  He claims that the reason there have been so few 2009 1st round NFL Draft selections signing is because the […]