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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The 1985 NFL Combine Sounds Like a Total Disaster

Today, the NFL Combine is an ultra-slick, media-saturated event held in absolutely perfect conditions. But it wasn't always this way. Back in 19...

J.K. Dobbins' High School Workout Numbers are Mind-Blowing

J.K. Dobbins is a problem. The Ohio State junior running back is on pace to exceed 1,000 rushing yards for the third consecutive season, a feat onl...

The Top Speed Secret: Why Getting Faster Is the Ultimate Performance-Enhancer For Team Sport Athletes

Team sport athletes rarely reach max velocity during competition. That's just the reality. Fatigue becomes a factor shortly after the first whistle...

NFL Players Are Organizing a Massive 40-Yard Dash Tournament, and the Field Is Stacked

*UPDATE: The tournament has now occurred, and Marquise Goodwin was the big winner. He earned several ratings bumps in Madden for his efforts Who's ...

Dear High School Football Players: No, You Don't Run a 4.4 40

Every football player covets a fast 40-Yard Dash time. A blazing 40 can gain the attention of coaches and scouts, and it looks downright impressive....

WATCH: Usain Bolt Ran a 4.22 40-Yard Dash In Sweatpants and Sneakers

What would Usain Bolt run in the 40-Yard Dash? It's a question football fans have pondered for years. Well, the world's fastest man gave it a go at...

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...

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