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UW WR John Ross sets 40 record at NFL Combine


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#1 Marshall

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 04:25 PM

"One scout texted me that he hand-timed Ross at 4.16. Whatever the official time is, the man is fast."

 

It's official: Ross runs 4.22, fastest 40 combine time ever.

 

(Not to mention a 37" vertical and an 11'1" broad jump - not too shabby for a 5'10" guy)

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Oh, and about that island that Adidas had promised any 40 record-breaker - as long as they were wearing Adidas for the run? Ross had this to say: “I really can’t swim that well,” Ross said. “And I don’t have a boat. So I had to run in Nikes.”


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#2 Ray_T

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 04:38 PM

Wow, that will move him up draft boards.

 

and I gotta wonder how much Nike paid him to say that.  

 

either way, he was already projected as a first rounder, and with that kind of speed, hes dangerous every play.


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#3 Frozenbeernuts

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 05:07 PM

I think he slowed up. He cramped at the end of the run. He probably could have ran faster.

#4 weepaws

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 05:10 PM

Wonder what it feels like to run that fast.

#5 Smileseers

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 04:46 PM

IMO John Ross had a lot to do with the Huskie's success this year.  Just by lining up, defenses had to have a corner and safety on their heals.

 

Hopefully he goes to a team who has a qb with a big arm.


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#6 Maulers1973

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Posted 06 March 2017 - 10:03 AM

I hope the Rams draft him!!!