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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The day before 2015 college football Division I-FBS Signing Day seems like an appropriate time to look back at 2014 recruits . Listed below are the 100 fastest recruits from 2014 based on 100 meter times. This data was compiled, authenticated and organized by TrackingFootball.com. A few names at the top of the list stick out…Tyreek Hill, K.D. Cannon and […]
This graphic has generated almost 1,000,000 shares on Facebook and over 18K retweets on Twitter, thanks in part to a blog called High School Sports Stuff. Kudos to that gentleman for bringing attention to this graphic and the interesting topic of multi-sport participation vs specialization in high school sports. But I would like to give credit where credit is […]
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 […]
Great blog article written by Tony Holler called 10 Reasons to Join the Track Team. This article takes a close look at how track and field can be beneficial to multi-sport high school athletes, particularly football players. Coaches, parents and athletes please take note.
According to ESPN’s QBR rating the top 5 quarterbacks are: Blake SimsMarcus MariotaDeshawn WatsonNick MarshallTaysom Hill What’s interesting about this list is all five of college football’s top rated quarterbacks have high school track and field backgrounds and four have high school basketball experience. Typically the quarterback position is not one defined by athletes with sprinting and jumping […]
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.