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Mississippi State Running Back Vick Ballard had a little trouble staying upright over the weekend running his 40-yard dash. He falls at the 10 yard marker and knocks over the automatic timer. Luckily for him he gets more than one shot.
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Vick Ballard had a slight misstep on his first attempt at the 40-yard dash, to put it lightly. Imagine training every day for a few different items, such as the 40-yard dash and when the eyes of every NFL coach and scout are on you, the below happens. Vick did run the 40 again and ended up clocking a 4.63. We feel for you big fella.
via SB Nation
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Former Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard is a guy I like quite a bit. In fact, he’ll probably be a good pickup for a team looking for a solid back outside the first or second round. He found the end zone 31 times the past two seasons and did so for a team where [...]
Former Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard took part in the combine today. His 40 yard dash was pretty interesting. Instead of sprinting to the finish, Ballard stumbled and took out one of the timing camera things, making it a total of about 10 yards. SBNation provided the video with the Crocodile Miles theme song. We all remember that right? … Continue reading …
And by doesn’t go very well, we mean Ballard goes down in a heap at about the 10-yard mark, as well as crashing into a tripod, while the eyes of a ton of NFL coaches and scouts were focused squarely on the Mississippi State running back. On the bright side, at least he stood out as the only guy to fall during his 40-year dash. That’s gotta account for something, right?
Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard managed to make himself stand out with his 40-yard dash attempt at the NFL combine, but probably not in the way he had hoped.
Ballard stumbled a few steps after the start, then lost his balance and fell to the ground, knocking over some equipment at the 10-yard mark on the side of the race lane.
Ballard did get another attempt to run...
Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard was trying a wee bit too hard to make a good impression at the Combine Sunday. Attempting to run the 40-yard dash, Ballard took a few steps before stumbling out of the gates. He ended up crashing into a tripod and taking it out.
Hey Vick, we know the Combine is pressure-packed, but ease up and chill out bro. You try too hard you end up...
Congratulations to former Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard, winner of the worst/most embarrassing 40-yard dash award at this year's NFL Combine. Watch as Ballard has some trouble coming out of the gate and stumbles into a tripod 10-yards in.
Ballard would eventually get another shot and run a 4.65, 16th best among the 25 running backs present at the...
Normally, the NFL Scouting Combine is only interesting for NFL scouts or NFL draftniks but for the rest of us, the below clip of Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard almost taking out a tripod made it interesting.
Check out as Ballard trips about ten yards into his 40-yard dash and nearly destroys a tripod in his path:
(Courtesy of SB Nation)
Mississippi State Bulldog running back Vick Ballard slipped and fell during a 40 yard dash attempt at the 2012 NFL combine. Ballard, who is projected to go in the 4th round, may not have seen his draft chances "SLIP" as he did run a 4.63 in his next attempt, loads of pun intended.
MMQB hasn’t been posted yet, so your weekly PK bashing will be running a little behind. In the meantime, here’s a quick Monday morning breakfast nugget to tide you over. Obviously, the combine is in full swing, with the NFL world busy obsessing about tangibles, such as a player’s height and 40 time, only so they can be disregarded in favor of intangibles, like heartiness and...
Unfortunately for the Mississippi State University Bulldog, there were 40.
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