Forbes.com has published a story citing sources that claim Jabrill Peppers has signed with CAA as his agency and will be turning pro – The man himself has his objections to the article, calling it a “complete false report”. Only a few days ago Peppers stated that he was undecided as to whether he would be leaving Michigan.
Read the Forbes article below. As always, we will keep you updated as news breaks.
This is going to be one of the hardest decisions in my life. If you haven't heard anything from the UofM or myself, it's FALSE. Thank You✊🏾
— JP5 (@JabrillPeppers) January 3, 2017
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Jabrill Peppers can finally give his mother a break. Michigan’s star defensive player has selected Nashville, Tennessee agents Jimmy Sexton and Patrick Collins of (CAA), per sources.
Jabrill Peppers will turn pro, picks CAA as agency https://t.co/TLivplWwmd
— Darren Heitner (@DarrenHeitner) January 3, 2017
While Sexton was undoubtedly able to use his sensational experience representing players and coaches in securing Peppers as a client, Collins may have been the closer. A four-year agent at CAA, Collins formerly played football at the University of Michigan and then worked in Football Operations at Michigan from 2011-2013….
— r.saco (@RyoRyo719) January 3, 2017
While sources have indicated that Peppers and Butt are definitely signing with Sexton and Collins, only a few days ago Peppers stated that he was undecided as to whether he would be leaving Michigan.
“I still don’t know what I’m going to do yet,” he said. “I’ve got some decisions to make.”
Darren Heitner the Founder of South Florida-based HEITNER LEGAL, P.L.L.C. and Sports Agent Blog. He authored the book, How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know.