If Academy Awards were handed out at the NFL Scouting Combine, one thing is clear: The big winner would be Robert Griffin III.
For those intrigued about the possibility of Robert Griffin III coming to the Eagles, RG3 ran an incredible 3.38 and 4.41 on the 40 — numbers more typical of the wideouts. If you missed seeing Griffin’s speed in action, check out this video.
Griffin’s decision not to throw at the Combine did not hurt his stock one bit and, in fact, has made the fact that he and Andrew Luck (who also had a great weekend) will go one-two in the draft a foregone conclusion.
RGIII’s speed caused immediate comparisons to be drawn between himself and another quarterback in the NFL who also demonstrated incredible speed just before the draft. A certain Michael Vick (Vick’s time of 4.33 was recorded at his Pro Day).
Here are the official times for the 5 fastest QBs from the weekend:
Robert Griffin III, Baylor – 4.41 seconds
Russell Wilson, Wisconsin – 4.55
Jordan Jefferson, LSU –...