NFL Combine Results: John Ross unofficially breaks 40-yard dash record

Posted March 05, 2017

Ross' unofficial time was a 4.22, which would break the record previously held by Chris Johnson, who recorded a 4.24.

Wide receiver John Ross of Washington dashes down the NFL's combine track in record time.

Ross, who caught 81 passes for 1,150 yards and 17 touchdowns for the Huskies in 2016, had predicted earlier in the week the would run close to a 4.3 second time.

One of his claims to fame is having the fastest official 40-yard dash in National Football League combine history at 4.24 seconds.

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He didn't get anywhere there, either. "It's under lock and key, and we're not allowed to have a copy of it". Out they came about 30 seconds afterward.

Washington receiver John Ross is a fast man without an island.

The problem? Ross was wearing Nike shoes, and, of course, wearing Adidas was a requirement in the fine print - specifically, the 2017 adizero 5-Star 40 cleats. SiriusXM host Gil Brandt timed Ross at 4.25, but said a scout near him registered a 4.21 time. "I am going to try", Ross said.

Heading into the combine Ross was generally seen as a borderline first-round pick in mock drafts. "I feel like could have run faster because I just cramped up and slowed toward the end". "Before, I just figured, I am faster than this guy, I can just outrun this guy".

"Y'all, stop asking me what happened, for real", Foster said in a live Instagram video Saturday morning. But the fact is Ross was a solid prospect before he ran on Saturday. "I want to be top five in everything". "I wanted to use my speed to help me get better in different ways".