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 NFL Combine invites Top 25 long jump performances. There are several players on this list which might surprise and not only test well in the vertical and broad jump but 40 yard dash too. Julio Jones surprised some running a 4.38 / 40 at the 2011 Combine. Jones just so happened to be a 24ft long […]
Below is a list of the best shot putters invited to the NFL Combine. Why is this important? Because, the ability to throw the shot put is a great indicator of short area power and footwork. Typically shot put ability transfers over well to the football field, particularly for linemen and linebackers. There are many examples of great players […]
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 […]
13 Track & Field Events that Quantify Football Power & Speed – Part II: Outdoor Track, the 200, 400 and Football Below are portions of an article written by Tony Holler, Head Track & Field Coach at Plainfield North High School. The full article can be viewed on Freelap.com. Coach Holler was gracious enough to allow us to use his article and viewpoints here and […]
13 Track & Field Events that Quantify Football Power & Speed – Part I: Indoor Track, the 100 and 40 yard dash Below are portions of an article written by Tony Holler, Head Track & Field Coach at Plainfield North High School. The full article can be viewed on Freelap.com. Coach Holler was gracious enough to allow us to use his article and viewpoints here […]
Is Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett the next Jadeveon Clowney? Might Garrett actually become a more dominant player and pass rusher? Perhaps…take a look at their side-by-side physical comparison. It appears Clowney might be a little faster, look at that 100 meter and 40 yard dash time…wow…and Garrett a bit more powerful, very solid throwing performances.