61 inches by kadour ziani
If you are considering pure distance, then the largest cat would probably have the highest vertical leap - like tigers. It also depends what the starting position might be. If you are looking at the height of the leap in proportion to the cat's size, then Servals hold that crown.
Randy Moss. has a 52 inch verticle which is the highest ever in the NFL
Vertical leap World RecordA Frenchman from Algeria named Kadour Ziani has leapt 60" to 61". (see related link on NBA Basketball)
his vertical leap is 43 inches
highest verticle at nfl combine gerald sensabaugh of the dallas cowboys 46" at combine was a record..