Problem to access license server. cURL error 6: Could not resolve host: shortcodesdeluxe.comProblem to access license server. cURL error 6: Could not resolve host: Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft)Sports Networker

Top Menu

Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft)

CAACreative Artists Agency (CAA)

Main agent(s): Tom Condon, Ben Dogra, Jimmy Sexton

Many consider CAA to not only be the best NFL sports agency, but the best agency regardless of sport. Similar to how many NCAA conferences are joining together to form super-conferences, CAA is essentially a “super-agency.” Tom Condon may in fact be considered the uncontested favorite for top NFL Agent in the business. Condon is best known for his representation of the Manning Brothers, Drew Brees, and Matthew Stafford just to name a few. His contract agreements for Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and Tony Romo in the last two years alone combined to produce an astonishing, guaranteed $173.5 million. Ben Dogra is no slouch either representing 49 first-round draft picks, more than any other agent (courtesy of the Sports Business Journal). To add on to the agency accolades, CAA was responsible for 8 of the last 11 NFL MVP awards and 6 of the last 9 overall # 1 draft picks. This agency is certainly a force to be reckoned with now, and in the future in the world of NFL agencies.

Notable current/past clients:

  • Peyton Manning
  • Eli Manning
  • Drew Brees
  • Tony Romo
  • Matthew Stafford
  • Matt Ryan
  • Robert Griffin III
  • Adrian Peterson
  • Tony Gonzlez
  • Nnamdi Asomugha
  • Luke Joeckel (#2 overall pick in 2013 draft)

RSRRosenhaus Sports Representation

Main agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus, Jason Rosenhaus

Drew Rosenhaus established his agency at the mere age of 22 years old while still attending Duke Law School. He is arguably one of the most recognizable agents in the business, and surely does not shy away from the public eye. Author of two books, Drew is also the only sports agent to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated. His recent deal for Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski was the largest extension (in terms of total value) ever given to a TE at $54 million. The Rosenhaus brothers have not represented a first round pick since the 2011 NFL draft (CB Jimmy Smith), but many still consider this agency a perennial powerhouse. Drew Rosenhaus’s tenacity and negotiation skills have been compared by many to the great Marvin Demoff.

Notable current/past clients:

  • LeSean McCoy
  • DeSean Jackson
  • Dez Bryant
  • Plaxico Burress
  • Rob Gronkowski
  • Chad Johnson (“Ochocinco”)
  • Terrell Owens
  • Frank Gore
  • Santana Moss
  • Edgerrin James

RelativeRelativity Sports

Main agent(s): Happy Walters (CEO), Eugene Parker, Roosevelt Barnes

Relativity Sports was created from the combination of different entities, and most notably, Eugene Parker’s Maximum Sports Management. Parker’s client list is fairly impressive representing some of the top receivers in the game. Parker’s deal for client, Larry Fitzgerald, gave Fitzgerald the second highest contract for a wide receive in terms of Total Value ($113 million), average per year ($16,142,857), and guaranteed money ($27 million). Furthermore, it was Parker who negotiated Ndamukong Suh’s $40 million in guarantees just a few years ago. Parker is also one of only four sports agents to ever introduce a player into the National Football Hall of Fame when he introduced client Deion Sanders. Relativity Sports also represents Chance Warmack, the #10 overall pick from the 2013 draft. Jason Fitzgerald, founder of, estimates that Warmack will receive a total contract value just north of $12 million with a signing bonus of $7.23 million.

Notable current/past clients:

  • Larry Fitzgerald
  • Greg Jennings
  • Michael Crabtree
  • Devin Hester
  • Steven Jackson
  • Ndamukong Suh
  • Chance Warmack (#10 overall pick in 2013 draft)
  • Curtis Martin
  • Emmit Smith
  • Deion Sanders

lagardere_unlimitedLagardère Unlimited

Main agent(s): Joel Segal

Many people think “Michael Vick” when Segal’s name is mentioned as he was Vick’s agent of record during his dogfighting scandal a few years back. Vick has certainly put those days behind him, and Segal has guided him every step of the way. Segal negotiated both of Michael Vick’s mega-contracts making him the first NFL player with two contracts potentially surpassing the $100 million accolade. Business Insider did a fantastic piece on Joel Segal and Lagardère Unlimited two years ago after the new CBA was passed and free agency was in a frenzy. According to the piece, Segal was able to complete contracts for 20 clients in a total of eight days with a total compensation of $150 million. That is simply an amazing feat. Segal also negotiated running back Chris Johnson’s extension back in 2011 containing $30 million in guaranteed money (second only to Adrian Peterson for RBs). This year’s NFL draft was quite a successful one for Segal and his enterprise as they represented 2 of the top-10 overall picks in Eric Fisher (#1 overall) and Tavon Austin (#8 overall). The two contracts combined are expected to produce roughly $35 million in total value according to Over The Cap.

Notable current/past clients:

  • Michael Vick
  • Reggie Bush
  • Chris Johnson
  • Percy Harvin
  • Santonio Holmes
  • Marques Colston
  • DeAngelo Hall
  • Randy Moss
  • Eric Fisher (#1 overall pick in 2013 draft)
  • Tavon Austin (#8 overall pick in 2013 draft)

AIAthletes First

Main agent(s): David Dunn

David Dunn is no stranger to the business, and has asserted his dominance in the industry for the past three decades. Some may remember Dunn for being the former partner of long-time agent Leigh Steinberg. After their separation, and eventual lawsuit (in which Dunn was mandated to pay a hefty sum of money), many forecasted that Dunn would slowly depart from the business. This couldn’t be further from the truth, and Dunn continues to prove he is still one of the best out there. He recently inked his top-QB client, Aaron Rodgers, to the largest contract for a quarterback in terms of average salary ($22 million per year) and three-year compensation ($62.5 million). Furthermore, Dunn secured Rodgers a whopping $54 million in guaranteed money. In the 2013 draft, Athletes First had a total of 18 players taken with 3 of them going in the first round. Their client, Kenny Vaccaro, was the first player to sign his contract of all the first round draft selections.

Notable current/past clients:

  • Aaron Rodgers
  • Reggie Wayne
  • Wes Welker
  • Von Miller
  • Clay Matthews
  • Ed Reed
  • Ray Lewis
  • Drew Bledsoe

BCSBus Cook Sports

Main agent(s): James “Bus” Cook

James “Bus” Cook has been in the agency business for the past two decades, and his list of clients never seems to disappoint. He was Brett Favre’s long-time agent and friend and negotiated the first ever $1 million deal in NFL history for him. Furthermore, Favre earned nearly $100 million in total compensation from Green Bay alone. In 2001, Cook negotiated the largest contract for a non-QB when Randy Moss was signed for 8 years/$75 million. Sticking with the wide receiver theme, Cook is the agent of record for Calvin Johnson who just last year broke numerous milestones with his new contract. Cook secured “Megatron” $53.25 million in fully guaranteed money while the overall extension averaged over $16.2 million according to Joel Corry.

Notable current/past clients:

  • Calvin Johnson
  • Cam Newton
  • Russell Wilson
  • Mike Wallace
  • Jay Cutler
  • Morris Clairborne
  • Randy Moss (switched to Joel Segal)
  • Brett Favre

Individual agency’s websites
Sports Business Journal


Comment below, like SportsNetworker on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @SportsNetworker

, , , , , ,

13 Responses to Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft)

  1. Doug Thaler June 13, 2013 at 1:12 pm #

    For fast loans for professional athletes contact

  2. Impact of technology August 8, 2013 at 3:06 am #

    Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft) My partner and I enjoyed reading this write-up; I just wanted to know do you trade featured articles or blog posts? I am always trying to find somebody to make trades with and simply thought I’d ask.

  3. Michael J August 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

    I would like to know the process of becoming a certified sports agent

  4. Where Does Kung Fu Come From April 17, 2014 at 10:58 pm #

    One of the Chinese martial arts is the Kung Fu. San Francisco, CA Kids Martial Arts Program Provides an Encouraging, Positive Environment – that Teaches Teamwork and Leadership.
    This writer is also an employee of Meridian Community Care, which specializes in workforce wellness; visit the website at .

  5. I don’t even understand how I finished up here, however
    I assumed this post used to be good. I don’t recognise who you might be but definitely you are going to a well-known blogger when you
    are not already. Cheers!

  6. June 28, 2014 at 2:47 am #

    Pretty! This has been an incredibly wonderful article.

    Thanks for providing this information.

  7. free pool online games July 4, 2014 at 8:53 pm #

    Nice blog here! Also your website loads up very fast! What web host are you using?
    Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my site loaded up as fast as yours

  8. about billiards game July 5, 2014 at 6:49 am #

    Hi! I simply would like to offer you a big thumbs up for your excellent info you
    have got right here on this post. I will be returning to your site for more soon.

  9. play online game pool July 5, 2014 at 1:44 pm #

    These are actually fantastic ideas in concerning
    blogging. You have touched some fastidious factors here.
    Any way keep up wrinting.

  10. Julieta July 9, 2014 at 8:33 pm #

    I see a lot of interesting articles on your website.
    You have to spend a lot of time writing, i know how to save you a lot
    of time, there is a tool that creates unique, google friendly articles in couple of seconds, just search in google – k2
    unlimited content

  11. Alison October 5, 2014 at 1:38 am #

    Link exchange is nothing else but it is just placing the other person’s
    weblog link on yojr page at suitasble place and other person will also
    do same in favor of you.

  12. William Bell January 23, 2015 at 10:21 am #

    checkout my video n tell me if anyone think i can compete in the NFL,,

  13. William Bell January 26, 2015 at 6:05 pm #

    Hi my name is William Bell jr, from Rochester NY, just an hours from buffalo NY

    I’m hoping to be looked at for the next years NFL season in some form of way, I’ve played football all through high school and i played many different positions.i also played 4 years of semi pro football,,, i have a tone of film to show off my talents.

    im 6ft 2015 lbs an I run a 4.4 in the 40yd dash

    Please watch the video of highlights i put together. an please watch it all the way through,

    thank you for your time an i hope to hear from you as soon as possible.

Leave a Reply

Website Managed by T3 CONNECT