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King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken

John Ross ran a blistering time of 4.22 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

WASHINGTON HUSKIES WIDE receiver John Ross officially broke Chris Johnson’s 40-yard-dash record earlier at the NFL Scouting Combine with a time of 4.22 seconds.

Arizona Cardinals running back Johnson set the previous 4.24 seconds record in 2008 at the combine’s maiden event, and that mark has stood since.

Ross produced a blistering run to smash the record, following several players coming close in recent years.

“I feel good. I feel like I could have ran faster, just because I cramped up toward the end,” Ross said after his run.

“I’m thankful. It was a good time.”

The record breaker did not run a second 40-yard dash and pulled out of the remaining drills afterwards.

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