Football performance metrics on FieldLevel

How performance metrics can transform your football profile on FieldLevel

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Written by Jake Schirm
Updated over a week ago

In this article, we’ll dive into the new performance metrics feature on FieldLevel for football. Understanding and utilizing these metrics can significantly enhance your profile, making it a more powerful tool in your journey toward recruitment.

The benefits of performance metrics

Performance metrics provide a detailed snapshot of your abilities, offering a comprehensive way to showcase your skills to college coaches. By adding these metrics to your profile, you articulate your strengths and progression, showing college coaches you can compete at the next level.

Key metrics for football

Here’s a breakdown of the specific metrics for football you can include in your FieldLevel profile and why they matter:

  • 40-yard dash: Measures speed and acceleration over a short distance, commonly used to evaluate quickness and explosive power.

  • Max vertical leap: The maximum height an athlete can reach by jumping vertically from a running start. It’s used to assess overall athleticism and explosiveness.

  • Broad jump: Measures the distance an athlete can jump forward from standing. It tests lower-body strength and explosiveness.

  • 3-cone drill: Assesses an athlete’s agility, flexibility, and change of direction skills.

  • 20-yard shuttle: Evaluates lateral quickness and explosive directional changes.

  • Max bench press: Indicates upper body strength through the maximum weight an athlete can lift in one repetition.

  • Max squat: Provides a measure of lower body strength through the maximum weight an athlete can squat in one repetition.

  • Max clean: Shows explosive power and strength by measuring the maximum weight cleaned.

  • Tackles per game (DEF): The average number of successful tackles a player makes per game, demonstrating defensive prowess.

  • Sacks per game (DEF): Reflects the average number of quarterback sacks per game, indicating pass-rushing effectiveness.

  • Interceptions per game (DEF): The number of interceptions a player averages per game, showcasing defensive playmaking abilities.

  • Completion rate (QB): The percentage of passes successfully completed to the intended receiver.

  • Passing yards per game (QB): A key metric for quarterbacks, indicating the average yards gained per game through the air.

  • Touchdowns per game (OF): The average number of touchdowns scored per game by an offensive player.

  • Yards per game (OF): The average number of yards gained per game by an offensive player.

  • Field goal % (K): The percentage of field goal attempts successfully made.

  • Longest field goal (K): Records the longest field goal made, highlighting a kicker’s range.

How to add performance metrics to your profile

  • Log in to your FieldLevel profile.

  • Navigate to the "Performance" section.

  • Select "Add metric" or "Update metric" to update existing metrics.

  • Fill in your metrics with the most recent and accurate information.

  • Don’t forget to save your changes.

Adding these metrics to your FieldLevel profile provides a detailed account of your skill and significantly improves your chances of getting noticed by college coaches.
Remember, your profile is your first impression—make it count with comprehensive and compelling data.

Please contact our support team for any assistance or if you have further questions about updating your performance metrics.

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