The 1984-85 San Francisco 49ers won the Super Bowl and the team is generally considered on the short list among the greatest teams in NFL history. But coach Bill Walsh's crew also holds another distinction — greatest track and field team in NFL history.

No more an authority than Jack Shepard of Track and Field News pointed out in a recent e-mail to MaxPreps that the 1984-85 49ers had national high school track and field record holders on its roster. Wide receiver Renaldo Nehemiah set a national record in high school in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 12.9 seconds. ...

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