The NFL is an ever-evolving league in which incoming players continue to show up bigger, stronger and faster than their predecessors, and it’s always fascinating to see if new records will be broken at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Many players make a boatload of money based on how they perform at the combine. Scouts like to say the tape doesn’t lie, but every year we see players shoot up draft boards after proving superior to their peers in shorts.
Every competitor who shows up to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis hopes to make his mark, but broken records don’t happen every year. It takes a truly special athlete to set a new benchmark to which others will aspire in the years to come.
Keep reading for a look at the current record-holders in every combine event.
Note: Though none of these upcoming records are official, unofficial records were not kept until 1999.