Coaching Athletics Quarterly
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 21:19

Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Written by STACK- Brandon Hall
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Editor's note: High school track coaches looking to recruit athletes to their team, try dropping this stat to the football players and coaches on your campus:

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams.

Eleven of them threw shot put in high school.

This is no mere coincidence, as an astonishing number of elite football linemen competed in track and field throwing events like shot put or discus during their high school days.

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