Define irony: A wide receiver that runs slower than his own quarterback. I think that qualifies.
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Baylor Bears star signal-caller Robert Griffin III was faster than his own receiver Kendall Wright at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash on Sunday morning.
The current Heisman Trophy winner posted unofficial times of 4.38 and 4.41 which topped Wright’s time of 4.45 and was one of the biggest trending topics on Twitter on Sunday morning. While it’s doubtful that Wright’s draft stock will dwindle too much from being outperformed by his quarterback, it does say something about Griffin’s amazing athleticism and Wright’s lack of a dazzling display.
At the end of the 2010 season Stanford star QB Andrew Luck said he would stay at Stanford for his senior season. Since then, many anticipated he would take home the Heisman hardware, perhaps lead the Cardinal to the National Championship and become the consensus No. 1 overall pick entering the 2012 NFL Draft i...