Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 8/13/12
Usain Bolt proved that he is the fastest man in the world after winning gold in the 100 and 200 meters and anchoring Jamaica’s 400m relay during the 2012 London Olympics.While Bolt has charmed the world with his dazzling speed and rather large ego he still has a big target on his back.  One of the fastest football players, Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans, said that he can beat him the 40-yard dash. Johnson is not the only football player to make this assertion.During Michigan’s media day on Sunday, Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson, arguably the fastest player in college football, said that he can also beat Bolt in a 40-yard dash.“I’ve watched him [Bolt] run, and I’m pretty sure I can beat him in a 40-yard dash. I’d get a better start, and I could take him.A bold statement from ‘Shoelace’ who also added that he has no chance against Bolt in any longer than 40-yards.“At 60 yards, I’d be in trouble, and at 100 meters, he’d be gone, but I could get him in a 40.”The race idea was brought
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