Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football

Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football

by James Dale, Josh Luchs


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608197217
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/08/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 770,457
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Josh Luchs was a sports agent from 1990-2008, before being suspended by the NFL Players' Association. He now works as in commercial real estate in Encino, CA.
James Dale has collaborated on books with Hall of Fame Pitcher Jim Palmer and renowned sports agent Ron Shapiro. His book with Johns Hopkins cardiologist Dan Munoz is forthcoming this year. He is also the author of The Obvious: Everything You Need to Know About Business. Period.

Table of Contents

Foreword George Dohrmann ix

Introduction: Why Should You Believe Me? 1

Chapter 1 Congratulations Mrs. Luchs, it's a 7-pound 9-ounce sports agent 5

Chapter 2 I'm an agent; now all I need is a client 30

Chapter 3 Paying a player is like losing your virginity. You can never get it back 39

Chapter 4 Call the Doctor: Harold "Doc" Daniels 53

Chapter 5 Sudden Death 82

Chapter 6 Post-Doc: Doing Things Less Wrong 94

Chapter 7 Going Hollywood 134

Chapter 8 Luchs v. Wichard 185

Chapter 9 Coming Clean 197

Chapter 10 Can This Sport Be Saved? 236

Postscript 263

Acknowledgments 271

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Illegal Procedure: A Sports Agent Comes Clean on the Dirty Business of College Football 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
B-loNY More than 1 year ago
If you follow college football...great book. Guy names name.
OrangeBowl More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed how candid Luchs is in the book.Seems to be telling the truth.He does however give off the "I'm a victim" vibe,and wants readers to think he's some kind of crusader.He's not,but he has good stories to tell.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a good book to understand what agents do to get the guys they want. The way college football is today I don't think it will never be changed. I hope this book will change how agents corrupt how they get college players today.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Luchs doesnt come off as someone with sour grapes, but as somebody who thinks college sports can change for the better. He has a very entertaining story to tell and some interesting ideas to fix college football. Reading this book has left a sour taste in my mouth towards college sports as a whole. Have a read and you may be very surprised.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The anti=Jerry Maguire - This is an amazing read. The stories are wild and give you an honost view into the world of sports agants unlike anything I have ever had the opportunity to read. Luchs brings up some very important issues that are impacting college sports and offers some interesting solutions as well. I always feel like these types of books regularly fall short of expectations, but unlike most "tell all" books, this one truly delivers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've been a college football fan for 20 something years, I always like reading the documentaries of the business of sports.. This book tells the most honest and truthful ideal of the world that we think is so peachy - sports is a dirty business but at least Josh Luchs has no problem not sugar coating it. I've read plenty of books by former players but this seems as real as it can get. Thank you Josh for sharing your story, I hope you have success with your book.