Dig deeper into your prospect's athleticism

Player Athletic Index ™

Tracking Football’s proprietary Player Athletic Index™ is an objective and easy to read athletic rating that indicates Division I football athleticism. The PAI score is customized for each position and verified with data from more than 30,000 Division I players.

Marginal
Below average
Average
Above Average
Outstanding
Marginal (0 - 0.9) Marginal height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
Below Average (1.0 - 1.9) Below average height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
Average (2.0 - 2.9) Average height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
Above Average (3.0 - 3.9) Above Average height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
Outstanding (4.0 - 4.9) Outstanding height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
Exceptional (5.0) Exceptional height, weight, speed and/or power combo in comparison to D-1 players at same position.
0 1.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0

How will the PAI help your recruiting?

  • Provides a quick and objective athletic evaluation of recruits nationwide
  • Supports scouting and film observations with objective athletic data
  • Enhances player evaluation process by applying multiple data points into one objective score
  • Allows evaluation and comparison of current prospects side-by-side with proven players’ scores

“Tracking Football’s database of players is a spectacular resource. Their proprietary athletic scores, particularly the PAI, are a valuable evaluation tool for football professionals.”

- Dwaune Jones, 11-year NFL Scout & Former NFL Player

Sample Player High School PAI Scores

Bo Jackson

Bo Jackson

Running Back

Los Angeles Raiders

PAI score 5.0

Julio Jones

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver

Atlanta Falcons


PAI score 5.0

Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback

Arizona Cardinals


PAI score 5.0

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Running Back

Minnesota Vikings


PAI score 5.0

Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas

Offensive Tackle

Cleveland Browns

PAI score 4.5

Greg Olsen

Greg Olsen

Tight End

Carolina Panthers


PAI score 5.0

J. J. Watt

J. J. Watt

Defensive End

Houston Texans

PAI score 4.1

Gerald McCoy

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

PAI score 5.0

Randall Cunningham

Randall Cunningham

Quarterback

Philadelphia Eagles

PAI score 4.8

Ed Reed

Ed Reed

Safety

Baltimore Ravens

PAI score 3.9

Player photographs on this website page were licensed through Alamy Ltd.

Ready to dig into the data? Get started with a free, targeted demo.