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Bears pick Jarron Gilbert, defensive lineman and swimming-pool jump legend

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jarron-gilbert-swimming-pool-jump.jpgThe Bears selected Jarron Gilbert, a defensive tackle out of San Jose State, with the 68th overall pick in the NFL draft earlier today. Bears expert Brad Biggs reports that Jerry Angelo & Co. have secured a tremendously athletic lineman.

But, since video is worth 100,000 words, we'll just prove it to you right now. Gilbert became the subject of much YouTube fascination when this video of him jumping out a swimming pool on to the surrounding deck surfaced.

You can't do that, can you?

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The amount of force that one has to generate with his legs to do that is unbelievable. I couldn't do that if the pool was empty.

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