Law Grad May Be Most Important Player in the NFL
The latest online edition of U.Va. Magazine has a timely profile of DeMaurice Smith, a 1989 graduate of U.Va.’s School of Law and executive director of the National Football League Players Association.
This weekend’s conference championship games, the Jan. 30 Pro Bowl and the Feb. 6 Super Bowl may be the last NFL action anyone will see for awhile, as Smith rates a player lockout as a virtual certainty after the season. The players and owners are locked in a dispute over how to divide professional sport’s largest revenue pie.