Field practice at the 2022 NFL Combine begins Thursday, March 3. One of the disciplines is the bench press, here’s who holds the record.
The 2022 NFL Combine officially began on March 1, with prospects, coaches, general managers and scouts all converging at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. But Thursday, March 3rd, will be the first day of field exercises at the Combine. which will start with quarterbacks, tight ends and wide receivers. Of course, the 40-yard dash gets most of the hype, but there are some interested in the bench press event.
Those who choose to participate in the bench press will demonstrate how many reps they can do while pressing 225 pounds. This is used by teams to determine the player’s strength and endurance.
In regards to who holds the bench press record, we’ve got you covered.
NFL Combine: What’s the bench press record?
The record for the most bench press reps in the NFL Combine is 49. That was set aside in 2011 by Oregon State defenseman Stephen Paea. Take a look at his performance below, courtesy of the official FOX Sports NFL Twitter account:
Paea was selected in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He spent the first four years of his career with the Bears (2011-14) before briefly playing for what are now the Washington Commanders (2015), Cleveland Browns (2016) and Dallas Cowboys (2017). Paea announces his retirement from the NFL during the 2017 season.
In his career (83 games), Paea recorded 129 combined tackles (24 for losses), 31 quarterback hits, 14 sacks and three forced fumbles.
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