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HUGE ANNOUNCMENT: Deep Dish Football Partnering Up With Mercyhealth Top Performers For The 2019 High

2019 High School Football Combine

Saturday, May 25 Mercyhealth Sportscore Two 8800 E. Riverside Dr., Loves Park, IL 61111

Check-in/registration: 4:30 pm Combine start: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

This combine’s objective is to give all high school football players across the country a competitive, world-class platform to showcase their athleticism and skills to collegiate coaches.

The Mercyhealth Top Performers Combine provides an opportunity for players to obtain unbiased testing results from a world-renowned source—Zybek Sports. For the past nine years, Zybek has done the official timing for the NFL Combine.

Mercyhealth Top Performers Combine is not a combine where athletes just show up to display their athleticism in speed, agility and power. Although those characteristics are critically important to collegiate coaches, they are not the only qualities that are quantified when it comes to being recruited. Collegiate coaches also look for players who possess a great skill presence, which in turn will be a major focal point of the combine. This segment of the combine will enable athletes an opportunity to showcase their skills, techniques and fundamentals, while also having a opportunity to be coached by current and former pro players and highly qualified coaches.

Who will attend

Collegiate coaches from immediate and surrounding areas.

How players receive results

Each athlete receives official test results immediately following the combine. All testing data is sent to collegiate coaches from NCAA FCS, FBS, II, III, NAIA, Junior College and recruiting services. Players who wish not to publicly share data, will be asked to sign a nondisclosure agreement.

Benefits of attending the Top Performers Combine

  • Showcase your abilities to scouts in attendance

  • National exposure

  • Fresh Start Placement Services in attendance

  • Professional evaluations

Information included in a player’s profile

Information includes the player’s height, weight, testing metrics and school contact information. This gives collegiate scouts and scouting agencies a good look at your profile on making any sort of recruiting decisions going further.

What all players need to bring

Bring molded cleats only. Players can bring their own water bottles if they choose. Gatorade and water is provided during quick breaks between drills.

Top performers of combine

Top performers of the combine will receive special acknowledgement and will be featured on Top performers will also be presented a certification of their achievement.

Combine cost

Cost: $60*. Fee is nonrefundable. All athletes receive a Combine t-shirt at check-in.

*Additional fee/s if you chose to purchase:

Certified Standardized Athlete Test (SAT) report and link

  • Individual Athlete Performance Goal Report. Find out where you need to be by 2023 to be competitive.

  • 30+ page expanded athlete assessment report

  • Report that shows how you compare to other athletes

Registration information

All players must register online only. No walk-up registrations are allowed.

Open registration begins Tuesday, April 9.

Registration deadline is Friday, May 17.

Eligible athletes

Any unsigned 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Position testing

  • Defensive players: DB, DL, LB

  • Offensive players: OL, QB, RB, WR

Combine evaluation format

All players have two attempts at each testing station.

  • Pro-agility

  • Broad jump

  • Vertical jump

  • 40yd w/ 10-20yd splits

Position specific evaluation

  • QB-specific

  • RB-specific

  • WR-specific

  • DB-specific

  • OL-specific

  • DL-specific

Additional position specific evaluation

  • QB pass 1on1

  • RB-LB 1on1

  • WR-DB 1on1

  • OL-DL pass pro 1on1

Look forward to participating in this event, as many of your followers & viewers have requested I do a combine/showcase. Thank You to Tim Bailey of Mercyhealth for the chance - Peter "Coach Big Pete" Leinweber

PS: See you in Late May

Remember Deep Dish Football Is Just Not About Recruiting But About The Love Of The Game Of Football In The IHSA



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