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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John Ross' Speed Coach Says the Former Washington WR Could've Run a 4.18 40 at the NFL Combine

John Ross is now the fastest man in NFL Combine history. Despite a torn labrum, leg cramps and two surgically repaired knees, the wide receiver...

Here's Why Draft Prospects Do So Much Better At Their Pro Days Than at The NFL Combine

For NFL hopefuls, the NFL Combine is the biggest workout of their lives. During the Combine, the entire football world focuses on Indianapolis and ...

How Leonard Fournette's Heavier Weight Helped His NFL Combine Performance

When LSU running back Leonard Fournette posted a disappointing 28.5-inch vertical at the NFL Combine, second worst of any running back who participate...

Watch Michigan's Jabrill Peppers Run a Blazing 4.46 40-Yard Dash

NFL teams may not know exactly where they're going to play Michigan DB/LB Jabrill Peppers, but one thing has been confirmed: the dude's got wheels. ...

Washington WR John Ross Runs a 4.22 40-Yard Dash, Officially Breaks NFL Combine Record

Move to the side, Chris Johnson. We've officially got a new 40-Yard Dash champion. Washington wide receiver John Ross, who was widely considered th...

Why the 40-Yard Dash Is Overrated as a Test for Running Backs

As the 2017 NFL Combine approaches the top pro football prospects in America will showcase their athleticism with a battery of tests inside Lucas Oil...

Adidas Is Offering an Actual Island to the NFL Prospect Who Breaks the NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record

In 2008, running back Chris Johnson set an NFL Combine record by turning into a ball of flames, running the 40-Yard Dash in 4.24-seconds. Buffalo Bill...

Michael Vick Reveals Who Would've Won a Race Between Him and Randall Cunningham

Mike Vick and Randall Cunningham are two of the most electric dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history. Over his 13-season career, Vick tallied ...

Kentucky RB Boom Williams Ran a 4.28 40-Yard Dash in 9th Grade. Now He's Poised to Demolish The NFL Combine

Stanley "Boom" Williams burst onto the national recruiting scene as a 9th grader. A native of Monroe, Georgia, Williams balled out as a freshma...

Why You Must Consider Specificity When Planning a Workout

The concept of specificity drives the gains we make from training and practice. In sports and in strength and conditioning, you get what you train for....

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