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  • #61
    Re: David Johnson Draft Status

    Originally posted by UNIstudent View Post
    Can't see the video. But i'm guessing that's bench press? I'm not talking about bench press or lifting weights. I'm talking about weightlifting, olympic weightlifting.
    it is a video of a 385 lb full power clean from the floor...

    please like his page, I promise you won't be disappointed.
    Illinois State Fan at a St. Louis White Castle 3:45AM Saturday March 6th:

    "White Castle?" "more like Black Castle..."

    You stay classy Redbirds.

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    • #62
      Re: David Johnson Draft Status

      Originally posted by jegbomb52 View Post
      he is a world class weightlifter.

      https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v...type=2&theater

      not sure if you can pull it up on this link but i'll try. like his facebook page. Video as well of him maxing out 225 26x, that head turning combine type numbers...
      That is actually me in my David Johnson Halloween costume.
      "Another six or seven years and 1988 will be made to feel slightly unwelcome, I'm sure."

      Quote from Newsbreaker, mark the time 10:47pm, August 31, 2014.

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      • #63
        Re: David Johnson Draft Status

        Watched some of the videos. Guy is freaky strong, I'm starting to become less skeptical. If football doesn't work out for him he could probably make the olympics if his snatch is as impressive as his clean and jerk.

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        • #64
          Re: David Johnson Draft Status

          Originally posted by UNIstudent View Post
          Watched some of the videos. Guy is freaky strong, I'm starting to become less skeptical. If football doesn't work out for him he could probably make the olympics if his snatch is as impressive as his clean and jerk.
          TWSS

          So many totally immature thoughts...
          #MACtion

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          • #65
            Re: David Johnson Draft Status

            Originally posted by SteinPizza View Post
            Agreed. If you're still a student, welcome to the world of Kool Aid drinkers. Never lose your capacity for critical thinking, especially in the corporate world if that's where you go.
            Claiming someone is a world class weightlifter when there is hard evidence of such plastered all over the internet is the opposite of Kool Aid drinking.

            In fact, denying such facts makes you ignorant at best and a conspiracy theorist at worst.
            Originally posted by TH1974
            This guy was all-UNI, and wanted to show it by pretending to play a non-existant musical instrument in public.

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            • #66
              Re: David Johnson Draft Status

              Here is a video of DJ bench pressing 315 ten times.

              This was done after a hard workout.

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...ck&app=desktop
              Originally posted by TH1974
              This guy was all-UNI, and wanted to show it by pretending to play a non-existant musical instrument in public.

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              • #67
                Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                The hard evidence I keep seeing is of bench press and a 330# power clean and jerk but never the 460# that was being disputed.

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                • #68
                  Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                  There is a video of a 365lb power clean x 3 on his FB page.

                  Most lifters power clean about 80% of their full clean.

                  There is also a video of a 565lb squat x 3 on his FB page.
                  Originally posted by TH1974
                  This guy was all-UNI, and wanted to show it by pretending to play a non-existant musical instrument in public.

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                  • #69
                    Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                    Originally posted by UNIstudent View Post
                    The hard evidence I keep seeing is of bench press and a 330# power clean and jerk but never the 460# that was being disputed.
                    the 460 clean was actually never talked about on here by David, if you go back someone said the record is 460 by a kid named Fiacco, an Iowa State Transfer O Lineman that never panned out. He did go on to a career in competitive weight lifting after graduation however.

                    There is also a video I have seen somewhere of David squatting 585 seven times. I'm not sure why you have such a disdain toward David, he is an amazing young man and the most world class athlete you will ever stand face to face with in your life. Is he just not that good of an athlete to you because he doesn't wear a Hawkeye jersey or what? I don't even know what Olympic lifts are other than dead lift, snatch, or power clean. What should an Olympian be cleaning if they weigh 225 oh wise one? David falls in the 206-231 weight class, the Olympic record is a little over 500 lbs, the best of ALL Time, I know David can do over 400 and has never trained to be a weighlifter...
                    Illinois State Fan at a St. Louis White Castle 3:45AM Saturday March 6th:

                    "White Castle?" "more like Black Castle..."

                    You stay classy Redbirds.

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                    • #70
                      Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                      I don't have any disdain nor have I expressed any. DJ is a phenomenal athlete and has superhuman strength for sure. I am also a huge fan. I just had doubts about the 460 clean, never once did I say anything negative about him.

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                      • #71
                        Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                        Originally posted by UNIstudent View Post
                        I don't have any disdain nor have I expressed any. DJ is a phenomenal athlete and has superhuman strength for sure. I am also a huge fan. I just had doubts about the 460 clean, never once did I say anything negative about him.
                        Why is it so important to you??
                        "Another six or seven years and 1988 will be made to feel slightly unwelcome, I'm sure."

                        Quote from Newsbreaker, mark the time 10:47pm, August 31, 2014.

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                        • #72
                          Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                          Just having a discussion about it. Isn't that what this for? Or do we just discuss what's important to you 1988?

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                          • #73
                            Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                            DJ is quickly surpassing Kurt Warner for best potential UNI career wasted. Sickening.

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                            • #74
                              Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                              DJ is amazingly strong. So what? A little more or less weightlifting ability isn't what will make the difference for his NFL stock. Making tacklers miss, carrying guys for the extra yard, and blocking are what he needs to showcase.
                              Last edited by UNIdad; 10-24-2014, 05:22 AM. Reason: As much as I think of DJ, I don't think he will play in the NBA.

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                              • #75
                                Re: David Johnson Draft Status

                                Originally posted by UNIdadtobe View Post
                                DJ is amazingly strong. So what? A little more or less weightlifting ability isn't what will make the difference for his NBA stock. Making tacklers miss, carrying guys for the extra yard, and blocking are what he needs to showcase.
                                He can play basketball too?

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