(Photo: Joe Robbins/Getty Images via Indystar.com)
Well, this is impressive. Heisman trophy winner Robert Griffin III isn’t throwing at the NFL combine, but he showed off his athleticism today in Indy, sending teams scrambling to trade up for the Baylor QB in April’s Draft.
RGIII turned in the fastest 40-yard dash time for a quarterback since 2006, clocking in at 4.41 seconds officially, and was initially timed at an even more impressive 4.38 seconds (video below). Michael Vick was the fastest QB in history with a 4.33 in 2000, while Texas AM& QB Reggie McNeal ran a 4.40 in 2006. At 6’2″ tall and 223 lbs, Griffin furthered his freakish display by puting up a 39 inch vertical jump to go with a 120 inch broad jump.
And while Stanford’s Andrew Luck is the consensus #1 pick (and was no slouch himself today, comparing closely to Cam Newton in his measurables), needless to say, this kid’s an athlete, and should instantly make an impact in the NFL. Griffin will show off his arm when he throws at his pro day on March 21.
Robert Griffin III featured on cover of NCAA Football 13
Baylor quarterback and the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has been named the cover athlete for NCAA Football 13 by EA Sports. Griffin will appear on the cover for the top college football video game along with another former Heisman Trophy winner, which will be determined by a fan vote.
Starting March 12...
The NFL Combine as a televised event is still a relatively new thing. Factor in the fact that it’s shown live exclusively on the NFL Network which has only recently within the past three years become a option on most cable packages and you can see why to the casual fan some of what goes on there is confusing.
The most misunderstood concept is the reasoning behind why some Quarterbacks...
WACO, Texas (AP) -- Robert Griffin was able to impress teams and scouts without throwing a pass at the NFL combine.
There was his official time of 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash, fastest among quarterbacks, and the Heisman Trophy winner believes he ran even faster. And there were interviews with at least eight teams, including the Indianapolis Colts, who have the No. 1 draft pick...
Robert Griffin III was already rumored to be the No. 2 overall pick in the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft behind only Andrew Luck. The only unknown was what team would select Griffin, as the St. Louis Rams have stated that they are going forward with Sam Bradford as their starting quarterback, and would actively shop the pick for a team looking to draft Griffin coming off of...
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...
It’s day two of the NFL Scouting Combine. There’s been several big developments already today, so we’re filing a mid-day report before we get into the RBs.
Stephen Hill’s sub 4.4 40 yard dash time started the day off with an early roar. It’s obvious that he has top level talent and if he is placed with a team with a great receiver coach, he can become one of the best...
While Thursday and Friday had no times recorded, no passes thrown, or drills run, the Combine still provided some useful insight onto the makeup of the offensive side of the ball. Here are ten notes that really meant something from these weigh-in and offensive line bench press numbers.
1. Both Baylor Bears Pass the Size TestBoth quarterback Robert Griffin and receiver Kendall...
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When wide receivers run at the NFL Scouting Combine, everybody watches. Every year there are surprises and disappointments. A receiver that can run fast quickly rise up boards while the slower receivers get scrutinized even more. Then comes, what I think is the best drill at the combine, the gauntlet. This drill shows what receivers can use their...
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