Lifestyle: Majority of the NFL’s 1-round draft picks had African American Agents for the First Time in History (Sports)

For the first time in NFL history, more than half of the players selected in the first round of the draft were represented by black agents.

In a traditional draft year, when cameras pan across a green room filled with players, their families and their agents, a television audience might have noticed. But there was no green room this year, with the novel coronavirus pandemic shuttering plans to hold the draft in Las Vegas, keeping all involved at their homes.

“Everybody would’ve seen it,” said Jovan Barnes of Independent Sports & Entertainment, “because it would’ve been nothing but us in there.”

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