WATCH: UGA RB who runs ‘crazy 40 times’ roughly breaks mix record
February 26, 2016 - running watch
Before a NFL Combine started this week, Keith Marshall likely that he’d run a “fast” 40 time, and a Georgia using behind didn’t disappoint.
During his initial try during a 40-yard lurch on Friday, Marshall came out blazing. The UGA using behind ran an unaccepted time of 4.29. The NFL’s official website had him during 4.28.
Either way, it was ridiculously fast, as we can see below.
— NFL (@NFL) February 26, 2016
Marshall’s time of 4.28 (or 4.29) left him usually a few hundreths of a second divided from violation Chris Johnson’s combine record of 4.24, that was set in 2008.
If you’ve never listened Marshall’s name, that’s since injuries derailed his career after he was recruited to UGA as a five-star awaiting in 2012.
The using behind tore his ACL in 2013 and usually played a sum of 8 games during a 2013 and 2014 seasons combined. Although he started to get healthy in 2015, Marshall still missed dual games as he battled an ankle damage via a year.
Here’s what Marshall could do when he was healthy:
Marshall finished his Georgia career with 1,379 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Injuries kept Marshall from carrying a flame hold by former Bulldog using behind Todd Gurley, who Marshall depends as a tighten friend.
“Me and Todd are unequivocally close. We speak flattering most each day,” Marshall told SECCountry.com. “He usually told me about what to design about this and unequivocally usually told me to keep doing what I’ve been doing, keep operative tough and give it all we got.”
The good news for Marshall is that he’s healthy now, and he approaching to put adult a quick time in a 40 this week.
“I’m not going to chuck any numbers out there, though we design to be fast,” Marshall told Rivals.com this week. “I’ve run some crazy 40 times, we’ll see, I’m not going to chuck out any times, though I’m right where we need to be.”
The using behind says his leg injuries are a thing of a past.
“There wasn’t so most concern, they usually wanted to speak and get a feel for me,” Marshall said. “We did medical yesterday (Wednesday) and all checked out 100 percent, a doctors pronounced it looked as good as it presumably could. So that’s great, it’s a blessing, so now usually a matter of me removing to know everybody and speak about a process.”
Going into a combine, Marshall was projected to be an undrafted free representative by NFLDraftScout.com, though that could change soon. Not usually did Marshall run a fastest 40 of all using backs, though he also led in a dais press with 25 reps of 225, that surfaced Alabama’s Derrick Henry, who did 22 reps.