Monday February 23rd, 2015

Move over Jamie Collins, there's a new NFL combine broad jump record.

Former UConn cornerback Byron Jones shattered Collins' 2013 record of 11 feet, 7 inches at the 2015 combine on Monday, becoming the first player to jump over 12 feet in the broad jump with a 12'3'' jump.

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Jones impressed in more than one way at the combine, showing off his freakish ability in the vertical jump as well. He recorded a 44.5-inch vertical. 

But perhaps the most impressive aspect of Jones' performance was that he's not even fully healthy after undergoing shoulder surgery for an injury that ended his season last October.

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Furthermore, it appears' Jones broad jump was not just the best from the combine, but would be better than the longest broad jump on record as well.

- Molly Geary


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