SEATTLE SEAHAWKS RUNNING BACK CHRIS CARSON SIGNS WITH OCTAGON FOOTBALLFootball, Talent + Properties
Star Running Back Agrees to a Worldwide, Exclusive Marketing and Management Partnership with Octagon
McLean, Va. – June 22, 2020 – Octagon, the preeminent integrated marketing and talent management agency in global sports and entertainment, today announced the signing of Seattle Seahawks running back, Chris Carson, to a worldwide, exclusive marketing and management agreement. Carson will be represented by Octagon Football’s Casey Muir and Murphy McGuire.
Carson, a 2017 seventh-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks, made an immediate impact with the Seahawks during his rookie season and has quickly become one of the NFL’s leading rushers over the past few seasons. Carson was a breakout star in 2018, leading the Seahawks with nine touchdowns and finishing fifth in the NFL in rushing with 1,150 rushing yards. He followed that up with a career-best season in 2019, finishing top-five in the NFL in rushing for a second-straight year with 1,230 rushing yards to go along with nine touchdowns while being selected as a Pro Bowl alternate. Carson is one of six running backs in Seahawks' history to post back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons.
The Oklahoma State graduate built an impressive resume over two seasons with the Cowboys, leading the team in rushing during his junior season and leading the Cowboys in touchdowns during his senior season. Carson rushed for more than 1,000 yards and scored 14 touchdowns over 21 games during his career in Stillwater, Okla. Carson transferred to Oklahoma State after spending two years at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.
Carson joins a star-studded Octagon Football client roster that dates back over 30 years. The sports and entertainment agency has consistently been at the forefront of sports marketing in football while representing some of the biggest names in the game, including Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith, three-time Super Bowl champion Patrick Chung, 2018 first-round draft pick Kolton Miller, 2020 first-round draft pick Tristan Wirfs, as well as Super Bowl-winning Head Coaches Bill Cowher and Brian Billick, among many others.
Octagon is the preeminent integrated marketing and talent management agency in global sports and entertainment. The agency creates distinctive marketing campaigns for some of the largest brands and Fortune 500 companies across the globe and represents more than 900 of the most prominent and influential athletes, talent, and properties in the world.
With more than 1,000 employees worldwide, based in 50 offices, in 20 countries, Octagon is positioned in virtually all areas of sports and entertainment.
For more than 40 years, Octagon has consistently pushed the boundaries of the industry with ground-breaking marketing campaigns, experiential and hospitality services, industry-leading data, insight, and strategy capabilities, as well as an unmatched talent management portfolio of the most high-profile and successful athletes and personalities.
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