Here are the final notes on the
top agencies by number of clients drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft:

  • Creative Artists Agency- 22 clients drafted this year compared to 25 in 2018. Six clients in the first round and 8 in the second round. Agent Tory Dandy had 7 clients taken in the first 3 rounds including 2 in the first round.
  • Athletes First– 20 clients drafted this year compared to nine in 2018. Nine clients go in the first three rounds. Agent David Mulugheta had two clients taken in the first round.
  • Sportstars– 18 clients drafted this year compared to 15 in 2018. Nine clients selected rounds 2-4. Agents Jonathan Perzley and Brian Mackler had three clients selected in rounds 2-3.
  • Wasserman- 14 clients drafted this year compared to one in 2018. Eight clients go in the first three rounds.
  • Rep 1 Sports– 11 clients drafted this year compared to six in 2018. Seven clients selected in the first three rounds including two first round selections.
  • Lagardère Sports– Nine clients drafted this year compared to 12 in 2018. Seven clients selected in the first three rounds including four in the first round. Agent Joel Segal extends his record streak of multiple clients selected in the 1st round to 14 consecutive years.
  • Select Sports Group- Seven clients drafted this year compared to 12 in 2018. Five clients selected in the first three rounds including the first overall pick, Kyler Murray, who is represented by Agent Erik Burkhardt. The agency also co-represents the 32nd overall pick, N’Keal Harris.
  • Rosenhaus Sports- Six clients drafted this year compared to six in 2018. Five clients taken in the first four rounds including one in the first round.
  • Young Money APAA- Six clients drafted this year compared to six in 2018. Two clients selected in the first round. Agent Nicole Lynn became the first African American woman to represent a top-five NFL draft pick after the New York Jets selected Quinnen Williams 3rd overall.
  • Element Sports Group– Six clients drafted this year compared to five in 2018. Three clients selected in the first four rounds.
  • SportsTrust Advisors– Six clients drafted this year compared to eight in 2018. Two clients selected in round two.
  • Priority Sports & Entertainment- Five clients drafted this year compared to five in 2018. Two clients selected in round three.
  • Capital Sports Advisors- Five clients drafted this year compared to six in 2018. One client selected in round two.
  • Octagon- Five clients drafted this year compared to four in 2018. One client drafted in round two.

Other Draft Notes

  • The 2019 NFL Draft had 47.5M viewers and 600,000 fans in attendance- the most watched and most attended ever.
  • 40 draft trades (most in the common-draft era).
  • 39 LB taken (most of any position).
  • 12 picks made by the Vikings (most by any team).
  • 10 players selected out of Alabama (most of any school).

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Source: Sports Agency Blog