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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LSU Track Star Who Didn't Play College Football Is Signed By the Seahawks After Running a 4.33 40-Yard Dash

Typically, athletes who participate in college football Pro Days are football players. But during LSU's Pro Day, one athlete who didn't play college...

Take This Simple Test to Measure Your Speed and Quickness

WHAT IS IT? Speed test. The 10 yd Sprint to Decel test gives athletes the ability to measure both linear acceleration and deceleration all in one test....

How Top Strength Coaches Would Improve the NFL Scouting Combine

2017 has turned into a polarizing year for the NFL Combine and it's Pro Day derivatives with prospects like Flordia State's Dalvin Cook and Clemson's...

How Snoop Dogg Helped Washington WR John Ross Become the NFL's Fastest Man

John Ross III has been fast for as long as he can remember. In fact, his speed was the catalyst for him getting into organized football in the ...

Marques Colston Reveals 3 Ways to Get a Coach's Attention at a Football Camp or Combine

Football camps and combines can be a tad intimidating. Every player wants to perform well enough to stand out from the crowd and get noticed by col...

Curtis Samuel Shocked Himself With His 4.31 40-Yard Dash

Curtis Samuel is a rare athlete. The versatile Ohio State H-back racked up 865 receiving yards and 771 rushing yards for the Buckeyes last season, ...

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. ...

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