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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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....

VK Insoles: The First Insole Engineered to Make You Run Faster and Jump Higher

Are you looking for gear that can help you run faster and jump higher? Then VK insoles by VKTRY might be the perfect product for you. What makes VK...

Inside the Revolutionary Treadmill That's Helping Players Destroy the NFL Combine

Jacoby Ford's 4.28. Phillip Dorsett's 4.33. Travis Benjamin's 4.36. Vic Beasley's 4.53 at 246 pounds. Those are just some of the NFL C...

Tevin Coleman Recorded One of the Fastest Speeds in NFL History During His Breakout Week 5 Performance

You've seen the box scores. Now, it's time to go deeper. With NFL.com's Next Gen stats, fans can see the game in a whole new way. Zebra Technologies h...

NFL Receiver Andrew Hawkins Explains Why You Can't Compare Olympic Sprinters to Pro Football Players

Imagining how some of the world's greatest Olympic sprinters would fare in the NFL has long been an interesting hypothetical. If the phrase "sp...

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