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Plugged In: Pat Dye Jr., SportsTrust Advisors

04 / 21 / 14

Pat Dye Jr. became an NFL player agent after growing up in a football household. The son of former Auburn and College Football Hall of Fame coach Pat Dye, he started representing players 27 years ago and founded his own agency, SportsTrust Advisors (formerly ProFiles Sports), 20 years ago. Sports-T...

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