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Listed below are the top high school sprint, jump and throw performances by players in this year’s NFL Draft.  Those performances are high school marks only and only players which were drafted are represented below.

Also see a quick breakdown of multi-sport participation by this year’s draftees.  Again high school track and field was the most popular second sport (58%) followed closely by basketball (49%).  Overall almost 90% of draftees participated in at least one other high school varsity sport and nearly 40% participated in three varsity sports including football.

Draft Breakdown HS Participation %
Track & Field 149 /256 58.5
Basketball 126 / 256 49.2
Baseball 17 / 256 6
Wrestling 8 / 256 3
Other (Sports) 8 / 256 3
Total (at least 1 sport)   222 / 256 86.7
** 256 total players drafted **
** Top High School Throwers NFL Draft 2014**
Event Distance Name College
Shot Put 63’01” Corey Linsley   Ohio State
Shot Put 61’10” Jace Amaro   Texas Tech
Shot Put 61’00” Chris Borland   Wisconsin
Shot Put 60’01” Weston Richburg   Colorado State
Shot Put 59’11” Greg Robinson   Auburn
Shot Put 57’00” John Urschel   Penn State
Shot Put 56’08” Spencer Long   Nebraska
Discus 192’07” Trent Murphy   Stanford
Discus 191’02” Corey Linsley   Ohio State
Discus 177’06” Troy Niklas   Notre Dame
Discus 166’04” Jace Amaro   Texas Tech
Discus 157’04” Logan Thomas   Virginia Tech
** All results high school performances
** Top High School Jumpers NFL Draft 2014**
Event Distance Name College
Long Jump 25’01” Donte Moncrief   Mississippi
Long Jump 24’08” Marquise Lee   USC
Long Jump 24’02” Lavelle Westbrooks   Georgia Southern
Long Jump 23’08” Walter Aikens   Liberty / Illinois
Long Jump 23’06” Devin Street   Pittsburgh
High Jump 6’09” Quincy Enunwa   Nebraska
High Jump 6’07” Marqueston Huff   Wyoming
High Jump 6’06” Kareem Martin   North Carolina
High Jump 6’05” Logan Thomas   Virginia Tech
Triple Jump 48’01” Tevin Reese   Baylor
Triple Jump 46’09” Lavelle Westbrooks   Georgia Southern
Triple Jump 45’04” Mike Evans   Texas A&M
Triple Jump 45’04” Christian Kirksey   Iowa
Triple Jump 44’03” Ed Reynolds   Stanford
Triple Jump 44’01” Larry Webster   Bloomsburg
** All results high school performances
** Top High School Sprinters NFL Draft 2014**
Event Time (sec) Name College
100m 10.45 Sammy Watkins   Clemson
100m 10.47 Justin Gilbert   Oklahoma State
100m 10.49 Dri Archer   Kent State
100m 10.49 Lache Seastrunk   Baylor
100m 10.50 Robert Herron   Wyoming
100m 10.54 Jalen Sanders   Oklahoma / Fresno St.  
100m 10.57 De’Anthony Thomas   Oregon
100m 10.68 Martavis Bryant   Clemson
100m 10.72 Darqueze Dennard   Michigan State
100m 10.76 Andre Williams   Boston College
100m 10.76 Brandin Cooks   Oregon State
200m 20.61 De’Anthony Thomas   Oregon
200m 20.99 Robert Herron   Wyoming
200m 21.11 Sammy Watkins   Clemson
200m 21.29 Justin Gilbert   Oklahoma State
200m 21.41 Jalen Sanders   Oklahoma / Fresno St.  
200m 21.46 Dri Archer   Kent State
200m 21.46 Martavis Bryant   Clemson
200m 21.51 Keith Reaser   Florida Atlantic
200m 21.59 Brandin Cooks   Oregon State
200m 21.73 Bennett Jackson   Notre Dame
110HH 13.75 Bennett Jackson   Notre Dame
110HH 14.09 Phillip Gaines   Rice
110HH 14.33 Jared Abbrederis   Wisconsin
** All results high school performance