Jigga’s Roc Nation Sports signed Smith earlier this week and a photo of Smith with Jay-Z was posted to Instagram prior to the announcement. The problem is … league rules mandate that only NFLPA-certified agents may be involved in the recruitment of clients.
Also complicating matters … Smith’s adviser, John Thornton, was quoted as saying he was in meetings with Smith and Jay-Z, but later said he was misquoted.
It’s unclear what the punishment would be if the NFL determines Jay-Z acted improperly.
Jay Z has 99 problems, including an investigation by the NFL for possibly violating league rules against involvement in acquiring Geno Green to Roc Nation Sports. Possibly stemming from this photo:
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