I have a couple of goals as far as training goes and where I want it to take me. I love this type of training and haven't been able to do it since the injury, so my first goal is/was to simply get back into amazing football shape. Simply, I want to be able to run, squat, and powerclean without worrying about having a relapse.
My second goal is to see how far I can get into playing again. There are tons of options for this ranging from semi-pro ball to the NFL. In between those, there is AFL, AFL2, UFL, and the CFL. Numbers wise, I would actually be a top performer at the NFL combine this year, but I haven't played in years AND would be switching positions. In the words of one agent, "If you are a freak of nature and you're lucky, you MIGHT get picked up for a practice squad."
I am actually attending a secondary combine (which may or may not be a scam? www.combines.com) at the end of this month. I have 4 weeks left including this week, and my numbers are as follows:
20 Yd Shuttle: 4.19
3 Cone Drill: 6.98
40 Yd Dash: 4.56
225 Bench: 23
It ALL needs work, but these were all first attempts, so we will see what happens. Most importantly I am having quite a bit of fun training!
Thanks again guys, and I will update again soon with more!