40-Yard Dash Articles

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.

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Why Quality Over Quantity Is the Secret to Building Speed

Legend has it that Kobe Bryant made upward of 1,000 shots per day during his offseason. There are NFL receivers who brag about how many balls they ...

44-Year-Old Terrell Owens Can Still Run a Ridiculously Fast 40-Yard Dash

Though Terrell Owens' body still looks like it belongs to a 25-year-old, the former NFL great is indeed nearing his mid-40s. It's been eight years...

5 NFL Superstars Who Had Atrocious Performances at the Combine

The 2016 NFL Combine is firmly in the books, and as in previous years, some prospects boosted their draft stock and others left Indianapolis disap...

This Simple Drill Will Help You Improve Your 40-Yard Dash Time in a Hurry

The 40-Yard Dash is a staple of football testing. From the NFL Combine all the way down to youth football, the event is used to gauge a player's ra...

One-Handed Linebacker Shaquem Griffin Sets NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record

Shaquem Griffin just keeps surpassing expectations. The former UCF linebacker was born with a birth defect that forced his left hand to be amputate...

Saquon Barkley Just Demolished the 2018 NFL Combine

Saquon Barkley just proved himself as one of the greatest athletes in NFL Combine history. While we'd heard of Barkley performing some astonishing ...

LSU CB Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson Says He 'Most Definitely' Has a Shot To Break The 40-Yard Dash Record at The Combine

Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash record stood for nine long years. Then, John Ross came along. At the 2017 NFL Combine, Ross, now a receiver with the C...

The Freak Show: The Insane Athletes of the Jacksonville Jaguars Defense

All great defenses have a nickname. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense led by Joe Greene and Jack Lambert were intimidatingly dubbed the "Steel Curta...

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...

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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