by Jason Cole
October 30, 02013
It appears that rapper and sports agent Jay-Z is making inroads with another potential high pick for the 2014 NFL draft. UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley Jr., a redshirt sophomore, has had his representatives talk to Jay-Z’s company, Roc Nation Sports, about possibly being his agent should Hundley declare for the draft in April.
Hundley is considered a potential first-round pick in what could be a very deep class of quarterbacks. Roc Nation already represents New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith and does marketing for New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. Outside of the NFL, the company has clients such as free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.
Roc Nation has also been linked with South Carolina standout linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney, a junior, was considered the favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick in 2014 if he declares. However, Clowney’s play has been inconsistent so far this season. Combined with quarter-backs such as Hundley, Marcus Mariota of Oregon and Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville being available, it’s highly questionable whether Clowney will go No. 1.
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