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Watch a Texas High School Football Player Squat Over 1,000 Pounds

Lots of high school football players are strong, but few are as strong as Holy Cross High School (San Antonio, Texas) center Joe Pena. The senior line...

Master the Football Pre-Snap Read to Identify a Play Before it Happens

https://wysiwyg-uploads-thelab.s3.amazonaws.com/%2F1476239998010-GettyImages-126317097.jpg In football, as a defensive player, you are at a significant...

The Darkest Days of J.J. Watt's Injury Rehab

J.J. Watt loves working out. A lot. Like if breaking down and building up muscle were not something humans had already discovered, Watt might lock him...

How to Improve Your Relative Strength to Become a Faster and More Explosive Athlete

Most programs run their athletes through a battery of tests at the end of each training phase. Common mainstays include the squat, bench, power clean,...

How Martial Arts Training is Making Elite NFL Pass Rushers Unstoppable

Control the trenches. That might sound like a battle plan from World War I, but it's also the key to winning football games. We saw it during the D...

WATCH: Fan Participates in Arizona Football Practice and Dominates O Lineman

College football spring games are right around the corner, and teams are practicing to get ready. The University of Arizona is not playing in any s...

5 NFL Players Who Got Cut Before They Became Stars

The NFL off-season is upon us, and roster moves have been happening at a rapid pace. Big splash free-agent signings attract the most headlines, bu...

WATCH: 271-Pound Defensive Lineman Charles Tapper Breaks NFL Combine Record With a 4.59 40-Yard Dash

Photo via NFL Network Measuring 6-foot-3 and 271 pounds, former Oklahoma defensive lineman Charles Tapper is a big dude. For a prospect of his ...

Former Giants Defensive End Michael Strahan's Fingers Will Make Your Stomach Turn

Being a lineman in the NFL is a helluva tough job. These guys get scant credit from the fans but do all the ugly work. They block for their skill-po...

WATCH: 300-Pound NFL Prospect Jihad Ward Throws Down a Ridiculous Reverse Dunk

In two seasons at Illinois, defensive lineman Jihad Ward recorded 5 1/2 sacks and 104 tackles. As he readies himself to showcase his skills at the N...

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