Patriots vs. Broncos Track & Field Stars

There is little doubt that the National Football League is home to some of the greatest athletes in the world. In this article we will take a look at the players that you may know who have a track background.

 

New England Patriots

 

 

 

 

Shane Vereen #34 - RB

Valencia High School, CA - Class of 2007

60 Meter Dash - 6.94

100 Meter Dash - 10.66

 

Vince Wilfork #75 - DL

Santaluces Community High School, FL - Class of 2000

Shot Put - 68-0

Former Florida state high school record holder.

 

 


Denver Broncos

 

 

 

 

Robert Ayers #91 - DE

Marlboro County High School, SC - Class of 2003

Ran 100 meter dash and was on 4x100 meter relay

 

Trindon Holliday #11 - WR

Northeast High School, LA - Class of 2005

LSU

100 Meter Dash - 10.00

200 Meter Dash - 21.39

55 Meter Dash - 6.28

60 Meter Dash - 6.54

Considered the fastest player in the NFL

2007 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships ran 10.07 to place second, behind Tyson Gay and ahead of Walter Dix.

2007 SEC 100 meter dash champion

2007 NCAA 100 meter dash runner-up to Walter Dix

2008 NCAA 100 meter dash third place, anchored 4x100

2008 USA Olympic Trials qualified to semi-finals

 

Quentin Jammer #23 - CB

Angleton High School, TX - Class of 1997

Ran 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, and long jumped.

 

Knowshon Moreno #27 - RB

Middleton South High School, NJ - Class of 2006

55 Meter Dash - 6.73

Long Jump - 20-5

 

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #45 - CB

Lakewood Ranch High School, FL - Class of 2006

Tennessee State University

100 Meter Dash - 10.75

Long Jump - 22-8

Triple Jump - 46-0

2007 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Champion in 60 meter dash (6.89), long jump (7.71m), and high jump (2.07m). Second in triple jump (14.83m).

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