Nearly 90 percent of NFL Draft selections played multiple sports in high school Another article, this time by USAFootball, sourcing this year NFL Draft study by TrackingFootball.
TrackingFootball’s 2015 NFL Draft data was highlighted in USAToday’s sports section. No surprise here: Lots of prep multi-sport athletes in NFL Draft
NFL Draft article from CoachingSearch.com highlighting some of TrackingFootball’s multi-sport and track numbers from the Draft. Article Link: Nearly 90 percent of NFL Draft picks
Here are 2015 NFL Draft multi-sport and track totals as complied by TrackingFootball: 256 total players drafted224 (88%) High School multi-sport athletes 162 (63%) track and field124 (48%) basketball25 (10%) baseball5 (2%) wrestling9 (3%) soccer, lacrosse and other See our twitter page for details on each player drafted
Below is a list of the fastest players at this year’s NFL Combine based on verifiable track performance stats. All stats below are high school performances. Only a few players on the list participated in track and field at the collegiate level…that includes Phillip Dorsett, Duke Johnson, Donetella Luckett, Todd Gurley, Devin Smith and Ronald Darby. All […]
As seen on FTA’s blog…FootballTalentAdvisors.com is now TrackingFootball.com Here’s the annual breakdown of high school multi-sport participation by players taken in the NFL Draft. This year overall track and field participation appeared to increase to 58% (149 players) from 51% (130 players) in 2013. Overall multi-sport participation was high at 86.7% with this year’s draft class. […]
As seen on FTA’s blog…FTA is now TrackingFootball.com 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. […]