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The Legacy Agency, Inc. (“TLA”) Signs NFL Draftees Eric Ebron and Paul Richardson Jr
TLA to negotiate all marketing, endorsements and appearances for two of the fastest rising prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft
“Our goal at TLA has been to search out and identify young athletic talent who are not only talented on the field, but can appeal to a wide audience in the business world and are of high character. We feel Eric and Paul both fit that mold,” said TLA CEO Mike Principe. “Their fast-rising status in the Draft as well as their sense of style, professionalism and integrity are great fits for brands regionally and nationally and we are looking forward to helping them succeed on all fronts as they enter the NFL.”
Ebron, who is widely considered the best Tight End in the 2014 NFL Draft and a top 15 overall pick, set a host of receiving records for the Tar Heels during his three years in Chapel Hill. As a junior, he was a 2nd Team All-American (AP & USA Today), 1st Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and was a finalist for at the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's top Tight End. He has received much praise from NFL scouts and analysts for his remarkable playmaking ability and unique athleticism for his position. Ebron has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with Nike Football and is 1 of 3 NFL Draft Prospects being featured in Gillette’s “Pressure Points” series.
Richardson set or tied 29 school records during his career at the University of Colorado, including the season reception mark 83 receptions for 1,343 receiving yards. He also was named First-Team All-Pac 12 and finished his CU career third all-time in receptions (156), fifth in receiving yards (2,423), second in touchdown receptions (21), 18th in yards from scrimmage (2,440), 29th in all-purpose yards (2,454) and 29th in scoring (128 points). He had three career 200-yard games, a CU record and his nine 100-yard plus games were third in school history. Richardson’s contract agent is Brad Cicala from Terra Firma Sports Management.
About TLA Worldwide
Founded in December, 2011 through the merger of Legacy Sports Group and The Agency Sports Management, TLA Worldwide plc (TLA: AIM) and its subsidiary, The Legacy Agency, Inc., is a leading athlete representation and sports marketing business with a full service offering to its clients in baseball, broadcasting, coaching, golf and endorsement/