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CAA Football Reps Industry-Leading Nine Players In First Round Of NFL Draft

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 17

CAA Football for the second year in a row led all agencies with nine players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, including three of the top 10 picks. Athletes First and Lagardère Sports tied for the second most picks in the first round with four each. It's the second-straight year ...

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