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
Here’s a link to an article featured on FreelapUSA.com about TrackingFootball and our high school profile system. TrackingFootball: Making the Connection between Track and Football
A good article written about Tracking Football.com and our use of athletic and multi-sport data can be seen here: “New data separates Multi-Sport Athletes” This article was written by Dallas Jackson creator of NationalHSFootball.com website. He was also a former editor for Rivals.com.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]