Orlando Pace lands largest rookie contract ever for a no.1 NFL draft pick

September 1997
Jet;09/08/97, Vol. 92 Issue 16, p51
Reports that Orlando Pace was awarded the largest rookie contract in National Football League history in 1997 by the St. Louis Rams. The work in negotiating contract by Pace's agents, Kevin and Carl Poston of Professional Sports Planning (PSP); Details of the contract; Other athletes PSP represent.


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