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Old 12-30-2005, 07:42 AM   #1
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This guy that works in our warehouse at work thinks he can throw my football to the other end of the parking lot. It's seriously like 100 yards. He's a big guy, 220lbs but he's kinda fat. He does have a decent arm from what I've seen from throwing the ball around.

I told him there's NO WAY he can do it and laughed at him. He then bet me lunch that he can.

Can someone who's out of shape throw a football the length of a football field? Can quarterbacks even do that? What's the record?
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i think so, if they have a good spiral
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i can throw a football clear over them mountains over there. if coach woulda put me in, we'd be state champions
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anything is possible....... dont you watch kriss Angel??? Click the image to open in full size.
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This guy that works in our warehouse at work thinks he can throw my football to the other end of the parking lot. It's seriously like 100 yards. He's a big guy, 220lbs but he's kinda fat. He does have a decent arm from what I've seen from throwing the ball around.

I told him there's NO WAY he can do it and laughed at him. He then bet me lunch that he can.

Can someone who's out of shape throw a football the length of a football field? Can quarterbacks even do that? What's the record?
Mike Vick probably has the best arm in the game and he could probably throw it about 70 yards maybe a little more.
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when i was younger, me and a friend were playing catch in my apartments courtyard. a mid 20s guy came out and asked if he could throw the ball a couple times. he said he used to be a quarterback at the lutheran college in town. i bet he threw that bitch 65 yards. how long did Vick throw the ball in that one video that used to be in a powerade commercial?
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how long did Vick throw the ball in that one video that used to be in a powerade commercial?
that was not real. tv&gt; j00 Click the image to open in full size.
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i thought that one was real though. i figured that since he can throw it harder/farther than anybody else in football lol
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it may have been real, but i thought it was fake. don't quote me on that, though
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I doubt anyone can throw the ball 100 yards.

I know 65 yards is a pretty good throw... 75 yards possible. Look back in the 90s when Kordell Stewart threw that long hail mary, what was it 70 yards and everyone was just like "HOLY ****". I'd say he couldn't throw it more than 65 - 75 yards. If he was doing roids, maybe 80 but defintely not 100.

Personally though, I could throw it over all the mountains in Ohio. Click the image to open in full size.
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Mike Vick probably has the best arm in the game and he could probably throw it about 70 yards maybe a little more.
Thats what I was thinking as well.... I doubt he can throw 100yds. I always thought that the NFL QB's with the strongest arms could throw like 75ish max. I have no clue for sure though, would be impressed if he could do it. Click the image to open in full size. Click the image to open in full size.
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Are we talking just a standing throw or a running start type throw?
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i can throw a football clear over them mountains over there. if coach woulda put me in, we'd be state champions
lol, that's the greatest Click the image to open in full size.

If that fatass can throw it 70 yds, tell him to call the NFL Click the image to open in full size.
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Are we talking just a standing throw or a running start type throw?
Running start, all out heave.
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that was not real. tv&gt; j00 Click the image to open in full size.
buahaha...the first time I saw it I believed it Click the image to open in full size. Then I wised up! Click the image to open in full size.

I would bet someone who trains for it could throw a ball 80-100 yards. An NFL QB can most likely throw 70-80 yards accurately. The average athletic person probably throws 60-70 yards, and I'm sure just some guy who is strong can probably throw the same.

I would take the bet Click the image to open in full size.
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I very seriously doubt that he could do it. Quarterbacks with the best arms can do 75-80, maybe a little longer. Kordell's hail mary againist Michigan was 70+ in the air and Flutie's againist Miami was 70 or so. Vick probably has the strongest arm in the NFL and he has stated he could only throw it about 75. Micheal Bishop (played for K-State and now NE) tossed one 80 at the combine a few years back.
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I'm with everyone else. I doubt he can throw it 100 yards. 65-70 maybe, but not 100.
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i can toss a football from california to new york. but than again, who the hell cares because football is gay. lol

anyway, last time i touched a football was about 7 years ago. i don't even know how to launch a spiral anymore. my **** looks like a frisbee. free lunch for you
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A few stats I found:

1) longest throw of an american football is 213.3 yards set in 1934 by George Lansborough, he was a wrestler with circuses accross the world, he set the record in Boxelder Texas. (couldn't find any proof, and definitely unbelievable)

2)The longest pass attempt in NFL history was on December 10, 1972. It was thrown by Jim Hart and traveled a distance of 98.3 yards.
http://www.440.com/twtd/archives/dec10.html

3)Aaron brooks 73 yards in 2002 QB Challenge.
http://www.nfl.com/teams/story/SF/5519016
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elway and favre have two of the strongest arms and i doubt they could throw past 75-80.
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A few stats I found:

1) longest throw of an american football is 213.3 yards set in 1934 by George Lansborough, he was a wrestler with circuses accross the world, he set the record in Boxelder Texas. (couldn't find any proof, and definitely unbelievable)
You can't even throw a baseball 213.3 yards.

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2)The longest pass attempt in NFL history was on December 10, 1972. It was thrown by Jim Hart and traveled a distance of 98.3 yards.
http://www.440.com/twtd/archives/dec10.html

3)Aaron brooks 73 yards in 2002 QB Challenge.
http://www.nfl.com/teams/story/SF/5519016
I think Vick could throw it around 75 if he really tried to but I don't see anyone doig better than that. Brooks is surprising though.
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Can he use one of the nerf long distance spiral footballs? Those bitches can be thrown 100 yards easily.
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I think Vick could throw it around 75 if he really tried to but I don't see anyone doig better than that. Brooks is surprising though.
I forgot about Brooks. He doesn't make the wisest decisions but he has a cannon. I have a pretty decent arm although I havent' throw alot lately. I QB'd in HS and I could throw the ball 50+ yards. I couldn't imagine someone throwing twice that. Not that I needed to though. We only threw the ball about 5 times a game. Click the image to open in full size.
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You can't even throw a baseball 213.3 yards.
Edit: longest baseball throw is 445 feet Click the image to open in full size.

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Edit: longest baseball throw is 445 feet Click the image to open in full size.

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