Pre Draft

Our team will provide you with everything you need to be prepared for the NFL Combine, interviews, media requests, and your pro day.
Our clients have enjoyed success at the Combine year in and year out. We attribute this to the superior programming they receive at our carefully selected training facilities.

Contract Negotiations

With over 300 successful NFL contracts worth nearly $1 billion to our credit, you can trust the team at JL Sports to negotiate the best deal for you every time.
With more than 20 years in the business, we possess the experience to get your deal done at the highest value possible.

Marketing

We recognize that players are as different off the field as they are on. So we help to develop a unique brand identity for each individual player.
We take the time to know what’s important to you in order to set up a comprehensive outline with different strategies.

Money Management

Proper financial planning is essential to your success. Assessment and goal-setting provides you financial security during your career and beyond.

Post Career

Playing in the NFL can bring with it a lifetime of opportunities to be successful. But even the longest NFL careers leave you with 25-30 productive years before retirement.

Our Services

In order to remain competitive, today’s professional athlete needs much more than sound advice and expert negotiation.
JL Sports recognizes that training, financial advice and strategic marketing all play important roles in developing and maintaining a successful career.

This is why JL Sports provides all our clients with a full suite of services that include:

We will provide you with everything you need to be prepared for the combine, interviews, media requests and your pro day.

JL Sports believes that every individual is unique when it comes to reaching their goals.

As a company we will help you figure out where you can best achieve your goals, and make it happen for you.

Because JL Sports knows how important the right conditioning is, we have teamed up with some of the premier training facilities in the U.S

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POSITION-SPECIFIC PREPARATION

As part of your combine preparation, JL Sports provides former NFL coaches and/or players to work with you. Thus, ensuring you have the best chance to succeed.

Every year, JL Sports clients are invited to perform at the premier showcase events leading up to the draft.

Evaluation-CombineEach February, the NFL hosts the National Invitation Combine in Indianapolis, which is televised nationally on the NFL Network. Participation in the event, run by the National Scouting Service, is by invitation only and will feature between 300 and 350 players annually.

Our clients have enjoyed success at the Combine year in and year out. We attribute this to the superior programming they receive at our carefully selected training facilities.

PRE-DRAFT ALL-STAR GAMES

JL Sports clients have been featured in virtually every pre-draft All-Star Game available including:

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The staff at JL Sports will use these events to further network with NFL decision makers and promote the positive attributes of our clients. Every year, JL Sports clients are invited to perform at the premier showcase events leading up to the draft.

With over 300 successful NFL contracts worth nearly $1 billion to our credit, you can trust the team at JL Sports to negotiate the best deal for you every time.

THE RIGHT PEOPLE

Our staff is made up of former coaches and players who know, firsthand, how to handle your negotiations in a professional manner. We enter each negotiation in search of the best deal for you, with a working knowledge of the market value at your position and the team’s salary cap.

THE NECESSARY CONTACTS

We have the professional respect of NFL Management and Coaches, all of whom value our assessment of your abilities. They know we have your best interest in mind and that we understand how important it is for your career to be on field, not sitting at home.

THE KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

We have expert knowledge of the NFL salary cap and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. With more than 20 years in the business, we posses the experience to get your deal done at the highest value possible.

At JL Sports we recognize that players are as different off the field as they are on. So we help to develop a unique brand identity for each individual player.

EXPLORE
We take the time to know what’s important to you.

PREPARE
We set up a comprehensive outline with different strategies.

IMPLEMENT
We pay attention to detail and always keep your goals at the forefront.

OPTIMIZE
We use every type of marketing platform in achieving your goals.

ASSESS
We are continuously adjusting our game plan to meet your needs.

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Proper financial planning is essential to your success. Assessment and goal-setting provides you financial security during your career and beyond.

FINANCIAL SPECIALISTS

As a client of JL Sports, you will have access to the finest financial specialists. All of our specialists have proven track records of sound investment advice, designed to manage finances now and in the future.

TAX PREPARATION

Tax preparation and management are also vital concerns for any professional athlete. JL Sports has contracted with a team of accountants to prepare our clients’ yearly returns.

FREEDOM TO CHOOSE

At JL Sports, you are never required to use the financial services we offer. However, we have gone out of our way to associate ourselves with financial experts who are certified by the NFLPA.

Playing in the NFL can bring with it a lifetime of opportunities to be successful. But even the longest NFL careers leave you with 25-30 productive years before retirement.

PREPARATION WHILE PLAYING

As a client of JL Sports, we will encourage you to invest in your post-NFL career before your playing days are over.

SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION

JL Sports is prepared to help you take advantage of all the available resources that will allow you to successfully transition from NFL player to professional in corporate or private industry. This includes the vast array of programs and internships of former players and professionals.

LONG TERM HEALTH

JL Sports is developing a new optional benefit for you and your family that will include an overall state-of-the-art health maintenance program. JL Sports is working with world experts in cardiology, nephrology, rheumatology, orthopedic surgery, and nutrition to develop a lifetime health maintenance program for its clients.

Draft-HistoryOur Draft History

2006 – 2015

Andy Alleman (Saints) 3rd Rd
Shane Bannon (Chiefs) 7th Rd
Jacob Bender (Jets) 6th Rd
Colin Brown (Chiefs) 6th Rd
Everette Brown (Panthers) 2nd Rd
Levi Brown (Bills) 7th Rd
Willie Colon (Steelers) 4th Rd
Kavell Conner (Colts) 7th Rd
Jim Dray (Cardinals) 7th Rd
Vladimir Ducasse (Jets) 2nd Rd
Nathan Enderle (Bears) 5th Rd
Terrence Fede (Dolphins) 7th Round
Joe Flacco (Ravens) 1st Rd
Laurence Gibson (Cowboys)  7th Round
Gino Gradkowski (Ravens) 4th Rd
Chris Hairston (Bills) 4th Rd
Justise Hairston (Patriots) 6th Rd
Mike Harris (Jaguars) 6th Rd
Rodney Hudson (Chiefs) 2nd Rd
Josh Hull (Rams) 7th Rd
Germain Ifedi (Seahawks) 1st Rd
Martin Ifedi (Rams) 7th Round
Cyrus Jones (Patriots) 2nd Rd
Kyle Juszczyk (Ravens) 4th Round

Spencer Long (Redskins) 3rd Round
Zach Mettenberger (Titans) 6th Round
Keith Marshall (Redskins) 7th Rd
Arthur Moats (Bills) 6th Rd
Malcolm Mitchell (Patriots) 4th Rd
Keith Mumphery (Texans) 5th Round
John Nalbone (Dolphins) 5th Rd
Rich Ohrnberger (Patriots) 4th Rd
Quinn Ojinnaka (Falcons) 5th Rd
Xavier Omon (Bills) 6th Rd
Tyler Reed (Bears) 6th Rd
Austin Shepherd (Vikings) 7th Round
Matt Sherry (Bengals) 6th Rd
Jason Slowey (49ers) 6th Rd
Charles Spencer (Texans) 3rd Rd
Marquis Spruill (Falcons) 5th Round
Damian Swann (Saints) 5th Round
Brandon Thomas (49ers) 3rd Round
Cole Toner (Cardinals) 5th Rd
Mario Urruita (Bengals) 7th Rd
Brandon Watts (Vikings) 7th Round
Ryan Whalen (Cincinnati) 6th Rd
Cody Wichmann (Rams) 6th Round
Kamerion Wimbley (Browns) 1st Rd