40-Yard Dash

One of the most important drills in the NFL Combine is the 40-Yard Dash. Just ask any college football player hoping to make the leap to the NFL. STACK's team of experts have developed can't-fail techniques on how to shave precious seconds off your time. From the perfect starting stance to routines designed to improve your speed, STACK's got you covered on all things 40.

Latest in 40-Yard Dash

How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's f...

By: Brandon Hall

Leonard Fournette Recorded the Fastest Foot Speed of the NFL Season, Which Is Absolutely Terrifying

Leonard Fournette has arrived. The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back recorded 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-9 rout of ...

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Freaky Fast Stanford RB Bryce Love Is on Pace to Break Barry Sanders' Single-Season Rushing Record

Christian McCaffrey might be gone, but there's a new Stanford running back galloping his way into the record books. His name is Bryce Love, and he ...

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We Tested JAWKU Speed, a Wearable Designed to Make Athletes Faster

Athletes already know they're active. It's why devices that simply track the number of steps taken or stairs climbed in a day might not be all that...

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Myles Garrett Once Ran a 4.44 40-Yard Dash at Texas A&M

Myles Garrett made waves ahead of the 2017 NFL Combine when he said he was aiming to run a 4.4 40-Yard Dash. By that point, we all knew Garrett was...

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Latest Videos in 40-Yard Dash

The Keys to Faster Sprinting From Legendary Speed Coach Loren Seagrave

Learn how to avoid common sprinting mistakes with these tips from Loren Seagrave, who has trained Olympic sprinters and NFL prospects preparing for the 40-Yard Dash.

How John Ross Became The Fastest Man in Football

Washington WR John Ross is officially the fastest player in NFL Combine history. As it turns out, he's been preparing for greatness for a long time.

Game Changers: Can VKTRY's "Performance-Enhancing" Insoles Really Make You a More Explosive Athlete?

VKTRY's VK insoles have been found in studies to make athletes run faster, jump higher and change directions quicker. STACK puts them to the test.

How NFL Draft Prospects Use Athos to Improve Their 40-Yard Dash

How top NFL prospects use Athos technology to shave time off of their 40-Yard Dash.

How NFL Draft Prospects Get Faster Using Athos

When it's time to train for the 40-Yard Dash, NFL draft prospects and their strength coaches turn to Athos to monitor explosiveness and technique during speed drills.