“When I was in high school, a running back ran a 4.9 40 and I thought he was the fastest guy around but last year at the NFL combine, a 340-pounder ran a 4.9,” Devick said, shaking his head. “Football’s the only sport that the 6-year-olds play on the same size as the pros. The field’s the same size and everybody’s bigger, faster, stronger. I tell my friends with kids in contact sports, I would do the test on them every night. … And I think we’ve made a lot of progress.”

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