James “Bus” Cook Jr., JD

Mr. Cook has built a reputation unparalleled in contract negotiations, which have resulted in multiple record-breaking, landmark contracts, including the NFL’s first $100 million contract for Brett Favre and the innovative guaranteed payment structure for Calvin Johnson’s record-setting rookie contract with the Detroit Lions. He has represented the number one selection in the NFL Draft three times out of the last eight years, Cam Newton, Jadeveon Clowney and Myles Garrett. 

Mr. Cook received his BS Degree in Business Administration from The American University in Washington, D.C. in 1970 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1974. He is a Certified Contract Advisor with the NFLPA and MLBPA. He is the Founder and President of B. C. Sports, Inc. and a native of Man, West Virginia.