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The 2019 NFL combine was packed with huge performances that boosted draft stock for dozens of players. Take a look at four of the most impressive 40-yard dash times of this year’s NFL Combine.
- Montez Sweat - Edge Rusher - Mississippi State - 4.41
In the most head-turning 40-yard dash performance of the combine, edge rusher Montez Sweat ran a blazing 4.41, an absolutely unreal time for a defensive linemen. Sweat was already ranked among the top 15 prospects of the 2019 draft, but his combine performance may have boosted his stock even more. Expect Sweat to be picked up very early in this year’s draft, as the rusher is looking like a top 10 pick.
- D.K. Metcalf - Wide Receiver - Ole Miss - 4.33
All eyes were on D.K. Metcalf during the 2019 NFL Combine, as the wide receiver out of Ole Miss looked to up his already sky high draft stock. Metcalf didn’t disappoint, putting in one of the best wide receiver combines in the last two decades. Metcalf repped the 225 lb bench press a whopping 27 times, the most for any receiver since 2003. Metcalf wasn’t done there. He went on to run the fifth fastest 40-yard dash of the entire combine, making him a ligit top prospect in this year’s draft.
- Zedrick Woods - Safety - Ole Miss - 4.29
Woods posted the fastest 40-yard dash time of the entire combine this season. Woods, who was projected to be picked anywhere between the 6th and 7th rounds, will benefit from the combine performance, and will likely get a few more teams to consider him as an option in April. Woods was a three-year starter for Mississippi in the SEC, and is now projected to be picked up in the early 5th round.
- Greedy Williams - Cornerback - LSU - 4.37
With possibly the best name for an NFL cornerback, Greedy Williams had a terrific NFL combine, including a head-turning 40-yard dash. Williams posted the second fastest time for any cornerback at the combine, adding to his already rising stock. At 6’3, 180 lbs, Williams has been considered as the best corner available in this year’s draft, with his combine performance reinforcing this opinion. Expect Williams to be scooped up in the early to middle first round.