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NFL: Xavier Worthy broke the 40-yard dash record at the combine

NFL: Xavier Worthy broke the 40-yard dash record at the combine

The speedy wide receiver from Texas surpassed the mark set by John Ross during testing in 2017


he Talent gathering The NFL had a historic day this Saturday.

Texas wide receiver Xavier deserves itcreated register In the 40 yard dashsurpassing the mark set by fellow wide receiver John Ross in 2017.

Xavier deserves it He stopped the clock at 4.21 seconds, exceeding the 4.22 seconds recorded by Ross in the race. Talent gathering Seven years ago.

In his three seasons at Texas, Xavier deserves it He recorded 197 receptions for 2,755 yards and 26 touchdowns, and added seven carries for 56 yards.

Xavier deserves it He did not dominate in the vertical jump (fourth place) or the long jump (fifth place), as first place went to Malik Washington from Virginia and his teammate Adonai Mitchell from Texas, respectively.

Ross has now moved into second place in history at 40 yard dash with 4.22 seconds, followed by cornerback Calon Barnes (4.23 seconds in 2022) and running back Chris Johnson (4.24 seconds in 2008).

Three players are tied with a time of 4.26 seconds, running back Dri Archer (2014) and cornerbacks Tariq Woolen (2022) and DJ Turner II (2023); Two others are tied to 4.27 seconds (wide receivers Marquise Goodwin in 2010 and Henry Ruggs III in 2020); Five others are tied at 4.28 seconds: receivers Jacoby Ford (2010), JJ Nelson (2015) and Tyquan Thornton (2022), plus cornerbacks Jalen Myrick (2017) and Nate Wiggins (2024); Finally, safety Zedrick Woods (2019) and cornerback Javelin Guidry (2020) also stopped the clock under 4.3 seconds at 4.29.

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And in the rest of today's tests in Talent gatheringLouisville's Isaac Guerendo was the fastest runner with a time of 4.33 seconds and BYU's Kedon Slovis led all quarterbacks with a time of 4.55 seconds.