Explosive Players at the 2015 NFL Combine

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 […]

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Powerful Players at the 2015 NFL Combine

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 […]

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Fastest Players at the 2015 NFL Combine

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 […]

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Outdoor Track, the 200, 400 and Football

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 […]

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Indoor Track, the 100, 40 yard dash and Football

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 […]

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Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett the next Clowney?

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.

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Leonard Fournette vs Todd Gurley vs Bo Jackson Redux!

Okay let’s try this again… Introducing TrackingFootball’s proprietary athletic rating system: The Player Athletic Index (PAI) Now that we understand the Player Athletic Index let’s try it out with a couple of new SEC and old SEC running backs. TrackingFootball’s Search Player Results: Leonard Fournette’s TrackingFootball Profile:   Todd Gurley’s TrackingFootball Profile: Tre Mason’s TrackingFootball […]

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More 2014 NFL Draft Multi-Sport Participation

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.  […]

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2014 NFL Draft High School Track and Multi-Sport Participation

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.  […]

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