Found February 26, 2012 on
If you assumed Andrew Luck doesn’t have a set of wheels on him, you’d be surprised to know he’s just as fast as last year’s top overall pick, Cam Newton.
On Sunday, Luck posted an unofficial time of 4.59 in the 40-yard dash, identical to what Newton ran in 2011, down to the millisecond.
Don’t believe me? Take a gander for yourself.
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In fact, Luck’s overall showing at the Combine was just as good as the Under Armour spokesman’s.
The former Stanford Cardinal recorded a 36-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-4 broad jump, the best among this years crop of quarterbacks and just as impressive as Cam’s measureables from a year ago.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Robert Griffin III proved he's the fastest quarterback at this year's NFL scouting combine.
It might not be enough to supplant Andrew Luck as the No. 1 pick.
The two finally got a chance to demonstrate their athleticism Sunday when workouts began.
Griffin showed his speed in the 40-yard dash, finishing officially in 4.41 seconds -- the best of any...
INDIANAPOLIS They looked good and sounded even better.
Their college resumes are sparkling.
Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III are the stars of this years NFL draft the top quarterbacks in the 2012 NFL draft class, and perhaps the top two prospects overall.
How they performed in their workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine did not just validate their status. They enhanced it....
INDIANAPOLIS -- For the record, Andrew Luck measured in at 6-foot-4, 234 ½ pounds. Baylor's Robert Griffin III, the only quarterback given a chance of surpassing the Stanford quarterback as the first overall pick of the NFL draft, checked in at 6-2 3/8 and 223 pounds.
For the other 300-plus NFL prospects, Lucas Oil Stadium represents the site where teams will evaluate their pre-draft workouts.
Stepping inside the facility Friday meant something much deeper for Andrew Luck. It marked the first chance to visit his future digs.
Barring a completely unexpected twist, Luck will become the new quarterbacking tenant when selected by the Indianapolis...
Stanford will hold its first of 15 spring practice sessions on Monday as the Cardinal prepare for life without Andrew Luck.
Andrew Luck, the Stanford quarterback who almost certainly will be chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the top overall pick in April’s NFL draft, had his moment in front of the cameras yesterday at the Combine.
With the NFL Combine in full swing in Indianapolis, there's plenty of scouts pouring over hours of footage, and dozens of measurements trying to quantify exactly how the 2012 class of NFL rookies stacks up. We all heard about Robert Griffin's blazing 40-yard dash time, but he wasn't the only quarterback burning up the turf in Indy.
1) Robert Griffin III Baylor- 4...
I must say the Sunday edition of the Combine had more drama, entertainment value and original creativity than the 84th edition of the Oscars...you might even argue that the Combine had better photography, let alone story-lines...Andrew Luck had a better day at the office than did Brad Pitt and "Money Ball"... and Luck will probably end up grossing more than the movie over...
Back in December, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck said all the right things about the possibility of being drafted by a team with an established quarterback. On Friday, Luck continued to tread lightly as to the possibility of being relegated to the bench, in the (unlikely) event that the Colts don’t cut Peyton Manning. “Yeah, absolutely,”…
Fourteen years after his old college coach, Jim Harbaugh, was replaced by Peyton Manning in Indianapolis, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck could be Manning's heir apparent with the Colts. Just don't tell that to Luck,...
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(PhatzRadio / USA Today) — INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III each passed one of the most important NFL scouting combine personality tests that can help elevate or hurt a top prospect’s draft stock by acing their media press conferences.
Stanford’s Luck and Baylor’s Griffin impressed with their smarts and grounded maturity...