Agents Want More Time With Texas College Athletes

For some Texas university football programs, summer means the approach of Agent Day, an invitation-only speed-dating exercise that offers sports agents access to senior players before their final season.

If sports agents play by school rules and Texas law, they can make a 15- to 30-minute pitch to the athletes they hope to represent in the NFL — but then must forgo any contact until after the athlete plays his final down. In a switch from previous years, the University of Texas at Austin will hold its Agent Day after the football season instead of this summer, when Texas A&M ...

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