what are the average stats for a D1 fullback?
40, lifts, height, weight, ect.
Thread: average Stats for D1 fullback?
07-22-2011, 02:22 PM #1
07-22-2011, 06:26 PM #2
For a D1A Fullback I would say a height of about 5'11-6'2. Going into your freshmen year I would say a weight of about 215-220 at least is expected for a D1 Fullback prospect. Anything 225+ is great, as long as you have an athletic, muscular build.
Most Junior / Senior starters are about 230-250, with the top notch ones usually weighing in at about 245-260.
Players are often Redshirted to get a year of D1 level weight room training / bulking up, supplements, etc to attain D1 level strength/speed.
They might do this if you are slightly smaller than what they would prefer for an active player, if you are exceptionally strong/fit/fast they might not.
Fullbacks are often used on special teams, so speed as well as strength is essential.
I'd say anything 4.90-4.85 and under is a solid 40 time for an incoming freshman D1 Fullback, depending slightly on how big you are. If you are a 5'11 230 tank who runs a 4.9, they will view you better than a 6'1 215 guy running a 4.9 who still needs to bulk up a little bit. 4.75 and below is great, 4.65 and below is elite, again depending on how big you are.
For lifts, better be strong as a Fullback is usually one of the strongest guys on the team and the position relies on power.
I'd say a bench of 300+, squat of 420+, and Deadlift of 475+ would be solid lifts for an incoming D1 Fullback. The position is all about power and explosion.
Good luck and practice, practice, practice. It isn't all about strength. Make sure you GET VIDEO FOOTAGE of yourself and SEND IT to every D1 school you can, fill out their online recruiting questionnaires on the official team website, get good grades. Practice Fullback stuff: such as catching passes, running routes, pass blocking, run blocking, Special Teams techniques/stuff, every little thing. Making a highlight video is very important. Also go to recruiting combines, and summer camps at D1 schools with D1 scouts there if you can.
Last edited by RavnXoz; 07-22-2011 at 06:36 PM.
07-22-2011, 06:36 PM #3
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07-22-2011, 09:11 PM #5
07-23-2011, 04:33 PM #6
Thanks for all the info it was great help.
You see, I just graduated high school, i played DL/OL but im much more athletic then that, and have pretty good stats, i only played my senior year had d3 offered to play line, but im better then that.
I plan to take a year off and get all my stats up and see if i want to continue to play ball when i get there.
Stats that i have currently are my bench witch is 285 And my 40 which is 5.0 flat
im currently on a cut, im like 227lbs 6ft, plan to cut to 210 and come back up.
I just played in an allstar game and it really made me want to play again. I guess ill see where im at in about 8 months.Snapple Bowl 2011 All-Star
07-23-2011, 09:29 PM #7
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Walked on with a guy who was the 20th Ranked Fullback in the Nation out of Ohio. Hes one of my good buddies on the team, his stats are as such -
40 - 4.87
Vert - 34"
Bench - 325
Squat - 565
Deadlift - 570
Power Clean - 225 (Wierd isnt it)
Snatch - 185
Kid's a beast, funny guy too. Didn't get a scholarship due to a low score on the ACT, got into my school on merit of a high GPA and such.
Weight - 230
Height - 5'10"
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