Jonathan Taylor Runs 4.39 40 At The NFL Combine

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Former Wisconsin Badgers superstar Jonathan Taylor ran an absurd 40 late Friday at the combine.

The running back phenom ran a 4.39, which is one of the fastest times you’ll ever see out of a running back. You can watch his breakneck speed below. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Jonathan Taylor made himself some serious money last night, and I love to see it. He’s arguably the greatest running back to ever come out of Wisconsin.

Running sub-4.40 40 times as a running back is nothing short of absolutely insane. That’s the type of speed general managers and coaches salivate over.


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It’s hard to put into words just how impressive what Taylor did at the combine is. There was already a good chance he’d go in the first round.

I think it’s safe to say Taylor locked himself up a first round spot last night. I don’t see any situation where he falls out of the first round.


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It’s going to be a blast watching Taylor tear up the NFL. He was a superstar in college, and it looks like he’s heading the same direction in the NFL.