Hayne’s manager says he’s been inundated with with calls and e-mails from NFL clubs and agents.
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NFL franchises are showing big interest in Jarryd Hayne after the NRL superstar announced an unprecedented code-jump in American football, his manager says.
Hayne announced the shock decision on Wednesday, despite not having an NFL contract.
His manager Wayne Beavis said he had been inundated with calls and e-mails from clubs, agents and even production companies since the announcement was made.
“There is literally hundreds of emails I am trying to answer,” Beavis told the Sydney Morning Herald.
“There are agents, there are clubs, there are production companies, you name it they are all here. It is massive, it has exceeded our wildest expectations.
“I have got emails from clubs that are showing more than keen interest, I have had about 20 agents contact me overnight so there is not any shortage of people wanting to look after Jarryd.”
Hayne recently visited the Seattle Seahawks but said he had no deal with the franchise and is a free agent.
The 26-year-old is expected to fly to Los Angeles next week to begin training for the NFL combine in February.
He then hopes to enter the NFL via the draft in July or sign with a club as a free agent.
“He will probably go over there for six months of his own volition and spend time just learning the ropes and learning about the game,” Beavis said.
“He will need another agent over there, I have already told him that and we are shifting through an avalanche of information to make sure we find the right person.”