Ben Dogra is an American sports agent who, until July 2006, headed the Football Division of SFX Football, with associate Mark Heligman. Dogra graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Economics, then earned his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law. He previously worked with Jim Steiner in St. Louis, at SMG (now SFX Sports Group). Dogra now co-heads CAA Football with Tom Condon.
Dogra got his start in 1993 as an intern at SMG. Dogra was named the 6th Most Powerful Sports Agent in 2008 by Sports Business Journal. He has also represented more first round draft choices than any other NFL agent since 2004.
NFL client base
A few of Dogra's and the rest of CAA's NFL clients include DE Mario Williams, Buffalo Bills; LB DeMeco Ryans, Philadelphia Eagles; RB Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings; WR Roy Williams, Chicago Bears; RB Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers; CB Terence Newman, Cincinnati Bengals; WR Braylon Edwards, New York Jets; WR Lee Evans, Baltimore Ravens; RB Joseph Addai, Indianapolis Colts; LB Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers; and LB London Fletcher Washington Redskins; QB Robert Griffin III Washington Redskins; OL Andre Smith, Cincinnati Bengals
CAA released Dogra on 11/13/2014 for probable cause due to rumors of him starting his own sports agency.
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