Audio: Josh Luchs says most agents lose money after the 3rd round of the NFL draftby Matt Minkus on Apr. 20, 2012, under Sports
Listen below to hear Josh Luchs, former sports agent, discuss a theory Lou Holtz has voiced about agents during his time at ESPN. Holtz believes players should get an offer from a team on their own and then pay an agent 50% from whatever they can get on top of that initial offer. Luchs says most agents lose on their initial deal with a client because after the 3rd round of the draft the commission check will not cover expenses that have already been spent and invested into that prospect. Please listen below:
Audio Clip (1:32): Josh Luchs talks about the work involved when representing a client
For the full interview with Josh Luchs listen to Episode 151 on 110SportsPodcast.com. He talks about his new book, “Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football.” Plus, he comments on DeMaurice Smith‘s plan to clean up the issues at hand, how Leigh Steinberg was successful despite his troubles, toughest teams to negotiate with and where you make your money as an agent.
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