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No Easy Solution to Agents in NCAA

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It must have been a hell of a party, the shindig in South Beach they're talking about that threatens to bring down the SEC's fastest and finest. Already, three schools have had players' names attached to what is looking more and more like an agent (or agents) recruiting-fest for the next round of NFL stars.

How many were there -- maybe 35, 40 players, all drinking in (ahem) the delights of player representation? If you weren't there, apparently you weren't somebody. Players from South Carolina, Florida and Alabama have their names linked to the party earlier this summer. The whispers from the underground are that there are many more names to come.

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