WATCH: Likely First Overall Draft Pick Myles Garrett Was Unblockable in High School

Myles Garrett was even a bigger athletic freak in high school than he was in college.

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett had a dominant NFL Combine performance. The 6-foot-4, 272 pound potential No. 1 pick ran a 4.64 40-Yard Dash, did 33 reps of 225 on the Bench Press, had a Broad Jump of 10'8" and hit an incredible vertical leap of 41 inches. Those numbers are incredible for a man of his size, but Garrett might have been an even bigger athletic freak in high school than he was in college.

RELATED: Myles Garrett Just Had One of the Most Ridiculous NFL Combine Performances Ever

At Martin High School in Arlington, Texas, Garrett stood 6-foot-4 and weighed 250 pounds. Twenty pounds lighter than his college weight, Garrett was faster and just as explosive in high school. Offensive linemen had no chance to block him because he was already in the backfield by the time they were out of their stance. They tried double-teams, chop blocking and even holding, but nothing could stop the freight train from coming.

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Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett had a dominant NFL Combine performance. The 6-foot-4, 272 pound potential No. 1 pick ran a 4.64 40-Yard Dash, did 33 reps of 225 on the Bench Press, had a Broad Jump of 10'8" and hit an incredible vertical leap of 41 inches. Those numbers are incredible for a man of his size, but Garrett might have been an even bigger athletic freak in high school than he was in college.

RELATED: Myles Garrett Just Had One of the Most Ridiculous NFL Combine Performances Ever

At Martin High School in Arlington, Texas, Garrett stood 6-foot-4 and weighed 250 pounds. Twenty pounds lighter than his college weight, Garrett was faster and just as explosive in high school. Offensive linemen had no chance to block him because he was already in the backfield by the time they were out of their stance. They tried double-teams, chop blocking and even holding, but nothing could stop the freight train from coming.

According to MaxPreps, Garrett had 20.5 sacks and 39 tackles for a loss in 13 games during his senior year. The Under Armour All-American was a stud on special teams too. He blocked seven punts in the first seven games of his senior season. Garrett finished high school ranked the No. 2 player in the nation.

 

In the video below, you can find out more on Garrett's high school life. This includes his crazy 4.5 40-Yard Dash, his dominant basketball career and how he was dunking by the seventh grade.


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