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Henry Ruggs III just misses beating 40-yard dash record at combine

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

INDIANAPOLIS - The stars came out at night inside Lucas Oil Stadium, especially Henry Ruggs III who came up short in his quest to set a record but still clocked the fastest 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine.
A 4.27-second time in the 40 is nothing to scoff at, but Ruggs had hoped to run faster.
The 5-foot-11, 188-pound speedster from Alabama fell short of the record 4.22-second time that Bengals wide receiver set during a blazing 2017 run.
"I'm trying to hit the lowest ever," Ruggs said earlier in the week. "So, 4.22 or lower."
Ruggs said he had previously run the 40 in 4.25 seconds...
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NFL Scouting Combine Notebook: Is Henry Ruggs Too Fast for His Own Good?

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Thursday night at the NFL Scouting Combine provided plenty of jaw-dropping moments, including one of the fastest 40-yard dashes in event history: a 4.28-second sprint by Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III...
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Chase Claypool runs 4.42 40-yard dash at 6-foot-4, 238 pounds

1 month ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Big, fast players tend to succeed in the NFL. Notre Dame wide receiver Chase Claypool showed he was both Thursday night at the NFL Scouting combine. Claypool clocked in with a 4.42 40-yard dash time after measuring in at 6-foot-4 and 238 pounds the day before. According to the NFL, only two players at the
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Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

Ruggs runs fast but can't top Ross's record he had targeted

1 month ago   |   By Fox Sports

Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III ran a blazing 40-yard day in 4.27 seconds
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Henry Ruggs III clocks unofficial 4.28 40 time at NFL combine

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

Henry Ruggs III entered the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis Thursday amid hype that he could break the record for the fastest 40-yard-dash time among wide receivers. He didn't quite live up to the billing. Ruggs ran an unofficial 4.28 40 on his first attempt and a 4.31 40 on his second run. That placed him tied for fifth among wide receivers since 2003 and tied for seventh among all players all time. Ruggs also posted impressive stats in the vertical and broad jump. Ruggs decided to come out for the draft after his junior season at Alabama. The former Crimson Tide wide receiver had 98...
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Mims, Claypool among standouts as receivers dazzle in 40-yard dash

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

All of the talk heading into the opening night of this year's NFL combine centered around some particularly speedy receivers, and the star-studded group certainly didn't disappoint. Henry Ruggs III led the way with a blazing time of 4.27. The outstanding run fell short of John Ross ' combine record, but put him in a tie for the fourth-best time since 2006. The most impressive results of the night, particularly when accounting for size, came from a pair of big-bodied targets in Denzel Mims and Chase Claypool , who ran a 4.38 and 4.42, respectively. Top performers
Player
School
Time
Henry...
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Henry Ruggs runs the 40 in 4.27 seconds

1 month ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs was the betting favorite to run the fastest 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine. His official number will be hard to beat. Ruggs ran a 4.27 on Thursday night in Indianapolis. It was the fastest 40 on the first of four nights of workouts. Via Kimberly Jones of NFL.com, Ruggs missed
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Hurts, Herbert among top QB performers in 40-yard dash

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts put his athleticism on display Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine, finishing second in his position group in the 40-yard dash with an impressive time of 4.59 seconds. Among other quarterbacks with notable performances in the combine's main event were projected 1st-round picks Justin Herbert at 4.68 and Jordan Love at 4.74.
Player
School
Time
Cole McDonald
Hawaii 4.58
Jalen Hurts
Oklahoma 4.59
Justin Herbert
Oregon 4.68
Steven Montez
Colorado 4.68
Kelly Bryant
Missouri 4.69
Shea Patterson
Michigan 4.71
Jordan Love
Utah State 4.74
Nate Stanley
Iowa...
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Henry Ruggs III sidelined with quad issue after blazing 40-time

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Henry Ruggs III was forced to sit out on-field drills at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday after suffering a quad injury during the 40-yard dash. Ruggs, who was widely expected to be a star of this week's event, posted an official time of 4.27 seconds before being relegated to the sidelines with ice wrapped around his left thigh. The 4.27 time comes in just short of John Ross ' combine record , but puts Ruggs in a tie for the fourth-fastest mark since 2006. One of several dynamic talents headlining an outstanding receiver class, Ruggs is expected to be a first-round pick in April's...
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Tide's Ruggs just misses 40 record, blazes 4.27

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs III didn't quite get the record he'd hoped for, but officially ran 4.27 in his first attempt in the 40-yard dash on Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine, just shy of John Ross' record of 4.22.
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Alabama WR Henry Ruggs III blazes in 40-yard dash at 4.27 seconds but falls short of record

1 month ago   |   By USA Today

Henry Ruggs's 40-yard dash was impressive by any measure, but the Alabama WR wasn't able to best the record time for the event.
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Henry Ruggs III just misses 40-yard dash record, suffers injury at NFL Combine

Henry Ruggs III just misses 40-yard dash record, suffers injury at NFL Combine

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

Henry Ruggs III did not make history at the NFL Combine. How close was he to catching John Ross?
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Henry Ruggs III Runs 4.28-Second 40-Yard Dash; Falls Short of John Ross' Record

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Most everyone would be extremely pleased with running the 40-yard dash in an unofficial time of 4.28 seconds. Not Henry Ruggs III...
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