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01-28-2011, 04:51 PM
The broad jump is an important skills test conducted at the NFL scouting combine each year. The world record for the long jump is 12 feet two inches, so it gives a scale with which to work when it comes to the best athletes on the football field. The broad jump is also often called the standing long jump, and the whole point is to basically see how much power these young football players have in their legs. With such an easy test to administer, this is also something that can be compared favorably to players of the past, but recently there has been quite a...

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