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Fastest NFL Combine 40 Yard Dashes




                                                                        Chris Johnson ran a 4.24 40 in 2008
                                                                                   (Michael Conroy/AP)



     One thing I love about sports is statistics. Anything from; fastest goals, furthest punt, longest field goal, longest home runs, etc. It really intrigues me to look up these kind of records that may not get as much exposure as some. In this blog I will be presenting the fastest 40 times (40 yard dash) at the NFL combines dating back to 1999. My criteria is simple, the player needs to have a time of 4.40 seconds or less. Ready, here we go.  (t) *  denotes players who had the same time


1999
1. Champ Bailey 4.28
2. Jay Hinton 4.29
3. Karsten Bailey 4.33
4. Kevin Brooks 4.34
5. Chris Watson 4.36
(t)6. Billy Gustin 4.38
(t)6. Edgerrin James 4.38
8.Anthony Parker 4.39

2000
(This class had the fewest 4.40 time or less with just 3)
1. Antwan Harris 4.34
2. Jay Soward 4.35
3. Chris Cole 4.37


2001
1. Santana Moss 4.31
(t)2. Chris Chambers 4.33
(t)2. Mike Vick 4.33
4. Ken-Yon Rambo 4.34
5. Jonathan Carter 4.35
6. Derrick Baylock 4.36
7. Michael Bennett 4.38
(t)8. John Capel 4.39
(t)8. Reggie Germany 4.39
10. Chris Taylor 4.40

2002
1.Aaron Lockett 4.31
2.Tim Carter 4.32
3.Cliff Russell 4.36
4.Tony Beckham 4.37
5. Javon Walker 4.38
6. Joseph Jefferson 4.39

2003
1. Kevin Garrett 4.32
(t)2. Tyrone Calico 4.34
(t)2. B.J. Tucker 4.34
4. Justin Fargas 4.35
5. Terrance Newman 4.37
(t)6. Bethel Johnson 4.38
(t)6. Marcus Trufant 4.38
(t)6. Dennis Weathersby 4.38
9. Drayton Florence 4.39
(t)10. Colin Branch 4.40
(t)10. Andre Johnson 4.40

2004
1. Michael Waddell 4.31
2. Carlos Francis 4.33
(t)3. Ahmad Carroll 4.34
(t)3. DeAngelo Hall 4.34
(t)3. Dunta Robinson 4.34
(t)6. Roc Alexander 4.35
(t)6. Bob Sanders 4.35
8. Tatum Bell 4.37
9. Kevin Jones 4.38
(t)10. Lee Evans 4.39
 (t)10. Sammie Parker 4.39

2005
1. Jerome Mathis 4.26
2. Stanford Routt 4.27
3. Fabian Washington 4.29
4. Darrent Williams 4.30
(t)5. Chris McKenzie 4.32
(t)5. Troy Williamson 4.32
7. Domonique Foxworth 4.34
8. Karl Paymah 4.35
(t)9. Patrick Body 4.36
(t)9. Nick Collins 4.36
(t)9. Stanley Wilson 4.36
(t)12. Ronald Bartell 4.37
(t)12. Mark Bradley 4.37
(t)12. Matt Jones 4.37
(t)12. Roscoe Parrish 4.37
(t)12. Scott Starks 4.37
(t)17. Daven Holly 4.39
(t)17. Terrance Murphy 4.39
(t)19. J.J. Arrington 4.40
(t)19. Leron McCoy 4.40

2006
1. Jonathan Joseph 4.31
(t)2. Chad Jackson 4.32
(t)2. Tim Jennings 4.32
(t)4. Tye Hill 4.34
(t)4. Michael Huff 4.34
(t)4. Willie Reid 4.34
7. Devin Aromashodu 4.35
(t)8. Daniel Bullocks 4.38
(t)8. Vernon Davis 4.38
(t)8. Sinorice Moss 4.38
(t)11. Jason Allen 4.39
(t)11. Antoine Betha 4.39
(t)11. Maurice Jones Drew 4.39
(t)11. Kelly Jennings 4.39
(t)15. Joseph Addai 4.40
(t)15. Andre Hall 4.40
(t)15. Reggie McNeal 4.40
(t)15. Jerious Norwood 4.40
(t)15. Todd Watkins 4.40
(t)15. Jeff Webb 4.40
(t)15. Donte Whitner 4.40

2007
1. Yamon Figurs 4.30
(t)2. Jason Hill 4.32
(t)2. Chris Houston 4.32
(t)4. Calvin Johnson 4.35
(t)4. LaRon Landry 4.35
(t)4. Mike Walker 4.35
(t)7. David Clowney 4.36
(t)7. Jonathan Wade 4.36
(t)7. Eric Wright 4.36
10. Laurent Robinson 4.38
(t)11. Aundrae Allison 4.39
(t)11. Leon Hall 4.39
(t)11. Marcus McCauley 4.39
(t)11. Robert Meacham 4.39
(t)11. Kenny Scott 4.39
(t)11. Josh Wilson 4.39
(t)17. Chris Henry 4.40
(t)17. Adrian Peterson 4.40
(t)17. Garrett Wolfe 4.40

2008
(Class with the most 4.40 time or less with 27)

1. Chris Johnson 4.24
2. Dominique Rodgers Cromartie 4.29
(t)3. Tyvon Branch 4.31
(t)3. Justin King 4.31
5. Orlando Scandrick 4.32
(t)6. Dexter Jackson 4.33
(t)6. Darren McFadden 4.33
8. Josh Barrett 4.34
(t)9. Andre Caldwell 4.35
(t)9. DeSean Jackson 4.35
11. Anthony Alridge 4.36
(t)12. Will Franklin 4.37
(t)12. Michael Grant 4.37
(t)12. Tracy Porter 4.37
(t)12. Arman Shields 4.37
(t)12. Terrance Wheatley 4.37
(t)17. Jamaal Charles 4.38
(t)17. Mike Jenkins 4.38
(t)17. Leodis McKelvin 4.38
(t)17. Jonathan Wilhite 4.38
(t)21. Zackary Bowman 4.39
(t)21. Quintin Demps 4.39
(t)21. Antwaun Molden 4.39
(t)21. Eddie Royal 4.39
(t)25. Wilrey Fontenot 4.40
(t)25. Chad Simpson 4.40
(t)25. Devin Thomas 4.40

2009
1. Darrius Heyward-Bey 4.25
2. Mike Wallace 4.28
3. Johnny Knox 4.29
4. Mike Thomas 4.30
(t)5. Deon Butler 4.31
(t)5. Tiquan Underwood 4.31
7. Louis Murphy 4.32
8. Chris Clemons 4.33
9. Cedric Peerman 4.34
10. Demetrius Byrd 4.35
11. Kevin Ogletree 4.36
(t)12. Andre Brown 4.37
(t)12. Kevin McKinely 4.37
(t)14. Percy Harvin 4.39
(t)14. Kory Sheets 4.39
(t)16. Vontae Davis 4.40
(t)16. Quinten Lawerence 4.40
(t)16. David Bruton 4.40
(t)16. Brandon Hughes 4.40

2010
(Trindon Holliday posted the fastest 40 time since 1999, Jacoby Ford posted the second fastest)

1. Trindon Holliday 4.21
2. Jacoby Ford 4.22
3. C.J. Spiller 4.27
4. Taylor Mays 4.31
5. Akwasi Owusu-Ansah 4.32
(t)6. Jahvid Best 4.34
(t)6. Ben Tate 4.34
(t)8. Brandon Ghee 4.37
(t)8. Ryan Mathews 4.37
(t)8. David Pender 4.37
11.Devin McCourty 4.38
12. Marcus Easley 4.39
(t)13. Eric Berry 4.40
(t)13. Dorin Dickerson 4.40
(t)13. Kareem Jackson 4.40
(t)13. Joe McKnight 4.40
(t)13. Taylor Price 4.40
(t)13. Andre Roberts 4.40
(t)13. Emmanuel Sanders 4.40
(t)13. Kyle Williams 4.40

2011
1. DeMarcus Van Dyke 4.25
(t)2. Edmond Gates 4.31
(t)2. Patrick Peterson 4.31
(t)4. Noel Devine 4.34
(t)4. Julio Jones 4.34
(t)4. Ricardo Lockette 4.34
7. Aldrick Robinson 4.35
8. Chris Culliver 4.36
(t)9. Mario Fannin 4.37
(t)9. Derrick Locke 4.37
(t)9. Buster Skrine 4.37
(t)9. DeMarco Murray 4.37
(t)13. Prince Amukamara 4.38
(t)13. Chimdi Chekwa 4.38
(t)15. Ras-I Dowling 4.40
(t)15. Leonard Hankerson 4.40
(t)15. Roy Helu 4.40
(t)15. Dontay Moch 4.40
(t)15. Brandon Saine 4.40
(t)15. Da'Rel Scott 4.40
(t)15. Jordan Todman 4.40

2012
1. Josh Robinson 4.33
(t)2. Travis Benjamin 4.36
(t)2. Stephen Hill 4.36
(t)2. Chris Owusu 4.36
5. Ron Brooks 4.37
(t)6. A.J. Jenkins 4.39
(t)6. Devon Wylie 4.39
(t)8. Stephen Gilmore 4.40
(t)8. Lamar Miller 4.40
(t)8. Tommy Streeter 4.40


2013
1. Marquise Goodwin 4.27
(t)2. Tavon Austin 4.34
(t)2. Onterio McCalebb 4.34
(t)2. Ryan Swope 4.34
5. Darius Slay 4.36
(t)6. Knile Davis 4.37
(t)6. Dee Milliner 4.37
(t)8. Josh Boyce 4.38
(t)8. Kenny Stills 4.38
(t)8. Desmond Trufant 4.38
(t)11. Robert Alford 4.39
(t)11. Jamar Taylor 4.39
13. Brandon McGee 4.40
 

If you would like to check out other players 40 times, shuttles, Bench Reps, etc. Then go to this following link where I was able to gather my information http://nflcombineresults.com/ I plan to continue making these videos of stats that I find interesting that don't get mentioned on a daily basis as more common statistics.

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