Outdoor Track, The Hurdles and Football

13 Track & Field Events that Quantify Football Power & Speed – Part IV: Outdoor Track, The Hurdles 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 to expand it some […]

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Outdoor Track, The Relays and Football

13 Track & Field Events that Quantify Football Power & Speed – Part III: Outdoor Track, The Relays 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 to expand it […]

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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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Most Powerful College Football Recruits of 2014

College Football Signing Day is tomorrow…with that in mind let’s take a look at some of the most powerful recruits from 2014.  We’ll look at the Top 50 high school shot put and discus performances from 2014 recruits.  You can bet quite a few of the names on this list will be drafted and play in the NFL in […]

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Most Explosive College Football Recruits of 2014

College Football Signing Day is tomorrow…with that in mind let’s take a look at some of the most explosive recruits.  We’ll look at the Top 50 recruits’ long jump and triple jump performances in high school.  Those performance numbers can tell us a lot as the explosive ability indicated by these events tends to transfer to […]

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