VIDEO: Saquon Barkley Bench Presses 225 Pounds An Astounding 30 Times at Lift For Life

By Mike Treb on July 16, 2017 at 7:56 am
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As chronicled on this site since we first started creating URLs last summer, Saquon Barkley is an athletic dynamo.

He's broken records, slipped through a wormhole, received college football's top "freak" designation, dusted Wisconsin's TJ Watt in the Big Ten Championship (we, as a website, are obligated to reference that play whenever possible), and clocked a 4.33 40-yard dash.

At Penn State's 2017 Lift for Life event on Saturday in Holuba Hall, Barkley went beast yet again. The junior running back and potential top-5 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft bench pressed 225 pounds an eye-bulging 30 times during the charity weightlifting competition.

Yes, friends, 30 reps.

Here's a second angle of Barkley tossing up the plates:

And another angle:

Oh, and another:

No. 26 wasn't finished there with his feats of strength. Would you like to see Barkley overturn a massive tire alongside guard Steven Gonzalez? Sure? Here ya go:

Is it gametime? Is the season close to starting? I'm sweating.

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