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Fastest 40-yard dash times in NFL combine history

Worthy of title of speedy

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The 40 times are one of the highlights of the NFL combine. Every year people wait to see if someone — anyone — will lower the mark set by John Ross. It finally happened on Saturday when Texas Longhorn Xavier Worthy broke the mark with an official time of 4.21 seconds.

Here’s the new-look fastest 40 times in NFL combine history…

Darius Heyward-Bey (WR, Maryland, 2009)

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(Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.30.

Draft: Raiders, First Round, Pick 7.

Fabian Washington (DB, Nebraska, 2005)

Time: 4.29.

Draft: Raiders, First Round, Pick 23.

Demarcus Van Dyke (DB, Miami (Fla.), 2011)

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(Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Raiders, Third Round, Raiders, Pick 81.

Tyquan Thornton (WR, Baylor, 2022)

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(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Patriots, Second Round, Pick 50.

J.J. Nelson (WR, UAB, 2015)

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(Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Cardinals, Fifth Round, Pick 159.

Jalen Myrick (DB, Minnesota, 2017)

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(Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Jaguars, Seventh Round, Pick 222.

Jacoby Ford (WR, Clemson, 2010)

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(USAT)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Raiders, Fourth Round, Pick 108.

Champ Bailey (DB, Georgia, 1999)

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Time: 4.28.

Draft: Washington, First Round, Pick 7.

Henry Ruggs (WR, Alabama, 2020)

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(Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.27.

Draft: Raiders, First Round, Pick 12.

Stanford Routt (DB, Houston, 2005)

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(Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.27.

Draft: Raiders, Round 2, Pick 36.

Marquise Goodwin (WR, Texas, 2013)

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(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.27.

Draft: Bills, Third Round, Pick 78.

Jerome Mathis (WR, Hampton, 2005)

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(Photo by Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.26.

Draft: Texans, Round 4, Pick 114.

Tariq Woolen (DB, UTSA, 2022)

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(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.26.

Draft: Seahawks, Fifth Round. Pick 153.

Dri Archer (RB, Kent State, 2014)

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(Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.26.

Round: Steelers, Third Round, Pick 97.

DJ Turner (CB Michigan, 2022)

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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 4.26

Round: Bengals, Second Round, Pick 60.

Rondel Menendez (WR, Eastern Kentucky, 1999)

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(Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.24.

Draft: Falcons, Seventh Round, Pick 247.

Chris Johnson (RB, East Carolina, 2008)

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(USAT)

Time: 4.24.

Draft: Titans, First Round, Pick 24.

Kalon Barnes (DB, Baylor, 2022)

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(Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)

Time: 4.23.

Draft: Panthers, Seventh Round, Pick 242

John Ross (WR, Washington, 2017)

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(Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Time: 4.22.

Draft: Bengals, First Round, Pick 9.

Xavier Worthy (WR, Texas. 2024)

Time: 4.21.

Draft: TBD.

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