The NFL has tests in place to see how fast a draft prospect can run, how high or far he can jump, and how much weight he can lift. But what about how hard a prospect can hit?
The folks at ESPN’s Sport Science have such a test, in which players run as fast as they can into a crash-test dummy. And they recently put Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh through the paces.
The result? Suh hit the crash test dummy with more than 3,200 pounds of force. According to Sport Science, that means he hits harder than Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and Jets defensive tackle Kris Jenkins, both of whom have gone through the Sport Science test.
I’m not sure how much this test really means. But I am sure it would be fun to see the NFL add it to the scouting combine.