Evaluating Football Athletes Part III: VJ, Powerball, Bench, Shuttle

Deshon Elliott (Will Gallagher/IT)

Deshon Elliott (Will Gallagher/IT)

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Time to discuss high school SPARQ and NFL combine testing tools and metrics. Both evals share the 40, short shuttle and vertical, but the NFL combine adds the 3 cone and broad jump and employs the bench press in lieu of the football SPARQ’s powerball toss.

Here’s good example of the bell curve distributions at the NFL level.

This post will cover the Vertical Jump, Powerball Toss, Bench Press, Short Shuttle. In the next, I’ll hit the 40, Broad Jump and 3 Cone Drill.

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