Feb 23: The Network Advisory and Legacy Sports Advisors Welcome Elite Quarterback DJ Lagway as Newest Talent Signing for NIL Representation

Los Angeles, California – February 23rd, 2024 – The Network Advisory, in collaboration with Legacy Sports Advisors, is thrilled to announce the signing of the Gatorade National Player of the Year, DJ Lagway. Lagway will be utilizing the Network Advisory and Legacy Sports Advisors for marketing, brand partnerships and NIL representation in today’s ever-changing landscape of Name, Image, and Likeness.

DJ is a recent graduate of Willis High School in Willis, Texas and is currently an early-enrollee freshman at The University of Florida. Lagway accounted for one of the most dominant seasons in high school football, amassing over 4,600 passing yards, 74 total touchdowns, and completing over 72% of his passes. He is currently rated as a 5-Star recruit, the #1 Quarterback, and the #3 overall player in the nation for the class of 2024 according to 247 Sports. This past season, Lagway solidified himself as one of the most decorated high school athletes of all time, winning 20+ player of the year and first-team awards such as the prestigious Gatorade National Player of the YearNational Quarterback Club high school player of the yearMaxPreps National Player of the Year the Bobby Dodd national player of the year award, also known as the “high school Heisman”, and Mr.Texas High School Football Player of the Year. 

Deiric Jackson is joining forces with Lagway and The Network Advisory after successfully guiding former Gators star Quarterback, Anthony Richardson, through his journey from The University of Florida to the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. Jackson explained how, “DJ is an exceptional talent, poised to have a great career with the blue and orange, and I couldn’t be more excited to start working with him.” Both Giangrande and Jackson have strong ties to The University of Florida, with Jackson being a Gainesville resident and Giangrande being an alumnus of The University of Florida during the era of Tim Tebow. 

“We are thrilled to be working with DJ and his family,” said Justin J. Giangrande, CEO of The Network Advisory. “Not only does his proven leadership abilities, talent and commitment to excellence align perfectly with our values, but the opportunity to work with another Florida Gators superstar at this point in my career, is extremely special to me. I look forward to helping DJ maximize his brand but also joining him on this journey to return Florida football to where it should be.” 

DJ will look to make an immediate impact on Billy Napier’s offense and contribute as soon as possible to the success of Gator Football.  “I’m excited to have The Network Advisory and Legacy with me on this journey. It feels like I am becoming a part of a new family, a family that cares about my success both on and off the field. With Deiric and Justin’s guidance and support, I’m eager to bring Florida back to its rightful glory!” University of Florida fans can get their first glimpse of the rising star in action at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville on April 13th when the Gators host their annual Blue & Orange spring football game, showcasing their returning and incoming talent. 

About The Network Advisory:

The Network Advisory is a talent, brand and venture advisory syndicate focused on accelerating long-term growth opportunities for our clients, from full-service marketing and partnerships to brand experiences and deal flow. TNA’s network of strategic partners is anchored by its industry leading relationships in venture capital and rooted in sports, media, and entertainment spanning over decades. Co-Founded byJustin J. Giangrande,  Justin draws from over 20 years of in-depth experience in sourcing and negotiating talent marketing and brand partnerships. Most recently, he was a partner and Executive Vice President of VaynerSports, where he oversaw all marketing, public relations, and brand partnerships for their athletes globally. Key clients of the company include Florida LB Shemar James, Oregon legendary WR De’Anthony Thomas, Boise State QB Malachi Nelson and Virginia Tech QB Davi Belfort. TNA meticulously assesses their clients’ personalities and aligns them with brand partners that are aligned to their organic interests.

About Legacy Sports Advisors:

Legacy Sports Advisors is a premier NFL agency dedicated to providing its clients with unparalleled contract negotiation services, marketing  and the highest level of industry expertise. Legacy Sports Advisors is run by CEO and Founder, Deiric Jackson. Jackson, a former cornerback for Troy University, has been an NFLPA certified agent guiding some of the brightest names in football throughout their journey. Deiric sets himself apart in the industry with his exceptional work ethic and unwavering dedication to prioritizing his clients’ best interests above all else. His wealth of experience and deep-rooted personal connections within the NFL community positioned him strategically to provide Legacy Sports Advisors clients with exceptional opportunities for success, both on and off the field. Key clients of the company include Colts QB Anthony Richardson, 49ers WR Ray-Ray Mcloud and Florida State QB Jordan Travis. 

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