40-Yard Dash

The 40-Yard Dash: Could Football's Fastest Outrun Usain Bolt?

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Last month, over 300 young, aspiring football players from all over the country made a pilgrimage to Indianapolis to be measured and tested in every conceivable way. The NFL Combine, held annually in February, features college football’s top players competing in a series of drills designed to help NFL talent scouts and coaches separate the contenders from the pretenders in preparation for the upcoming NFL Draft. While the week-long spectacle offers a potpourri of physical (and mental) tests and challenges — vertical leap, broad jump, bench...