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NFL: Agents are big players as draft approaches

MILWAUKEE — Long before their names are called at the NFL draft, prospective rookies become prized commodities in another professional arena: Agents begin vying to represent players. Here are five things to know about how the agent game works:

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NFL draft: 3 Cats hoping NFL is on other end of line

The glitz and glamour of the NFL draft was on display Thursday night in New York City.

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UA football: Trio of Cats hoping for call today

The glitz and glamour of the NFL draft was on display Thursday night in New York City.

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NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' and a big night

NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' and a big night

Dion Jordan, with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, says serious burns "motivated me to work harder."

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NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' and a big night

NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' and a big night

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NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' guides Jordan, who becomes the highest Arizonan ever taken in NFL Draft

NFL Draft: 'Blind faith' guides Jordan, who becomes the highest Arizonan ever taken in NFL Draft

Former Chandler High School standout Dion Jordan was the third overall pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday, becoming the highest Arizona prep product taken in a major sports draft since ex-Phoenix Shadow Mountain point guard Mike Bibby was the No.2 NBA pick in 1998.

April 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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NFL draft: In off year for QBs, lineman may go first in NFL draft

NFL draft: In off year for QBs, lineman may go first in NFL draft

Luke Joeckel, a Texas A&M offensive lineman shown working out at the NFL combine in February, is a possible top pick in tonight's NFL draft.

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NFL draft: In off year for QBs, lineman may go first in NFL draft

NFL draft: In off year for QBs, lineman may go first in NFL draft

NEW YORK - Playing on the offensive line is about as unglamorous as it gets in professional football.

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UA football: Scott ready for NFL journey to begin

Matt Scott has never met Robert Griffin III. He doesn’t know Russell Wilson and, if he passed Colin Kaepernick in the street, the two would probably keep walking.

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Greg Hansen: Memo to draftees: You need a Plan B

Greg Hansen: Memo to draftees: You need a Plan B

In 1976 I relocated to Tampa, Fla., to be the beat writer for the expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a rookie among rookies, naïve and homesick, in over my head by at least 20 thousand leagues.

April 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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NFL draft: UA picks hurt by dismal 2011 season

One year and one day ago, Nick Foles was being touted as a future first-round pick. Juron Criner was the Pac-12’s top returning wide receiver, and Trevin Wade was viewed as a project, but a projectable one.

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NFL draft: Bucs surprise Sunnyside grad

Michael Smith had the surprise planned perfectly.

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Prank victim gets last laugh

Prank victim gets last laugh

Mohamed Sanu has some nifty moves on the field, but a prankster caught him flat-footed Thursday night.

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Prank victim gets last laugh

Prank victim gets last laugh

CINCINNATI - The phone call came from a number that Mohamed Sanu recognized, the tip-off that this one was real - and, in a sense, the most fitting call of draft day.

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Vikings draft's wild card at No. 3

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - In the consensus view of this year's NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings will select USC's Matt Kalil with the third pick to be their cornerstone left tackle for the next decade.

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Overlooked Wade eager to prove self at next level

Overlooked Wade eager to prove self at next level

Despite being a two-star recruit, Trevin Wade had a solid career at UA, including this interception return for a TD against Iowa as a junior.

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Arizona football: Overlooked Wade eager to prove self at next level

Arizona football: Overlooked Wade eager to prove self at next level

For four years, he was known simply as "Two-Star" - too small to be taken seriously and too undervalued to be properly appreciated. Look at Trevin Wade now.

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Greg Hansen: Finally, Foles set to break NFL Curse of the UA QBs

Greg Hansen: Finally, Foles set to break NFL Curse of the UA QBs

Did you know that in 50 years of college football, three quarterbacks from William and Mary have been drafted? Even if you split it up - two for William and one for Mary - it's more than Arizona's total of the last 50 years. Arizona's total? It rhymes with rip.

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Standout UA football player Tofflemire dies at 46

Joe Tofflemire, a first-team All-Pac-10 center at Arizona in 1986, 1987 and 1988, died Tuesday in Post Falls, Idaho. He was 46.

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