Cameron Weiss - Building your Empire
This week's guest is Cameron Weiss from Empire Athletes: NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and California attorney. Cameron has been around sports representation his entire life; and becoming certified in 2013. That year, he became one of the very few first-year agents to have a player drafted, and has had a player drafted every year since. In addition to the representation side, Cameron has advised players in a variety of capacities, including in the legal and marketing arenas.
His company Empire Athletes is an athletic representation firm that serves clients in both professional football and baseball. Some of their clients include Randall Telfer of Cleveland Browns, Austin Ekeler of LA Chargers, Cameron Lee of Cincinnati Bengals, and many more.
Cameron is also the agent of Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted and play in the NFL.
Ryan and Cameron discuss:
- The current state of Football and the NFL
- CTE and its impact on the game.
- Cameron's real estate ties
- Being 4th generation San Diegan (which is very rare nowadays)
- NFL cuts and changes over the past 5 years
- Who to watch out on NFL (clue: from LA Chargers)
- Memorable moments on his career