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MrDrumngun
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40 yard dash time?

What is a relatively competitive/impressive time? Is a 4.6 decent?


Vivalatigers
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Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2010
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re: 40 yard dash time?
For what?


gatorhata9
UCLA Fan
Dallas, TX
Member since Dec 2010
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re: 40 yard dash time?
For someone that's not an NFL runningback? Um yea...really good.


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Guzzlingil
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Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2003
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re: 40 yard dash time?
For a 40 year old man...yes...for a D1 athlete...not so great....


Spankum
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Miss-sippi
Member since Jan 2007
34776 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
certainly not an elite time, but not bad at all for a casual athelete....
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BACONisMEATcandy
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re: 40 yard dash time?
I run a 2.6

you slow


lsu480
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re: 40 yard dash time?
You need to get WAY more specific. If a random 20 something dude can run a 4.6 it is VERY impressive, if it is a NFL CB not so much.


RBWilliams8
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re: 40 yard dash time?
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What is a relatively competitive/impressive time? Is a 4.6 decent?


For a lineman


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LSUtoOmaha
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Nashville
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re: 40 yard dash time?
A hand-timed 4.6? Very good
An electronic-timed 4.6? Elite


lsu480
LSU Fan
Downtown Scottsdale
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80355 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
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For a 40 year old man...yes...for a D1 athlete...not so great....



It is still faster than 95% of D1 athletes.


Doc Fenton
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re: 40 yard dash time?
My fastest time was a 4.33


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7thWardTiger
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Richmond, Texas
Member since Nov 2009
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re: 40 yard dash time?
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What is a relatively competitive/impressive time? Is a 4.6 decent?


Yes. A 4.6 laser timed 40 is VERY impressive. Steven Ridley ran a 4.7. Terrance tolliver ran a 4.58 i believe. The avg college player runs in the 4.5 - 4.7 range so yes.


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Chris Farley
Maryland Fan
Regulating
Member since Sep 2009
3798 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
I heard most posters run in the 4.4s


7thWardTiger
LSU Fan
Richmond, Texas
Member since Nov 2009
22519 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
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A hand-timed 4.6? Very good
An electronic-timed 4.6? Elite


Maybe not elite for athletes, but elite for the population as a whole, if that makes sense


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Doc Fenton
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re: 40 yard dash time?
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It is still faster than 95% of D1 FOOTBALL athletes.


FIFY


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MrDrumngun
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Apr 2010
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re: 40 yard dash time?
I know Trindon ran a a 4.2ish in the 40. I was JW what an average WR or RB ran it in. The last time I ran a timed 40 was back in middle school, several years ago. I have not run a timed one since. I was doing some sprint workouts recently at the Tad Gormley track with a Santa Monica alum trying to move onto the Canadian league and he ran somewhere around a 4.5ish and he was barely beating me. It was only my first week of track work outs too, so I have a lot of work before I get back into great track shape. Just run track sprints for fun btw, not getting ready for anything.


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Tigah in the ATL
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Atlanta
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re: 40 yard dash time?
A 4.6 would have probably made you the fastest person at your high school.


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dirtyred
LSU Fan
Springfield, LA
Member since Feb 2008
1040 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
I watched a guy I went to high school run a 4.20 in front of southern track coaches. I also watched him quit school for a promising career at mcdonalds


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darryljames30
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2006
14801 posts

re: 40 yard dash time?
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Is a 4.6 decent?



Its decent but it depends on the situation. I ran a 4.6 in highschool and the only receiver I ever went up against that was faster than me was Mike Wallace.


CaptainsWafer
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re: 40 yard dash time?
Who's that in your avatar?



I'm always on TDmobile so I never get to see them.


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