Sport Even at age 40, Michael Vick still runs a ridiculous 40-yard dash

04:05  03 may  2021
04:05  03 may  2021 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Michael Vick is 40 -years-old but he's still fast. On Saturday during day 3 of the NFL draft, Vick joined Rich Eisen’s 40 - yard dash ‘ Run Rich Run ’ fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the event, Vick ended up running a blazing fast 4.72 40 - yard - dash . Despite the impressive speed, Vick was disappointed with his showing considering he once ran a 4.33 at his pro day when he was a rookie.

Michael Vick was running the 40 to help support Rich Eisen’s “ Run , Rich, Run ” program that helps St. Jude. Vick who is still probably the fast QB ever to play in the NFL ran his 40 at 4.72. That is better than some players in the league right now. Vick said it would have even been faster if his hamstring didn’t tighten up on him. Flip the page of him running and some of the Twitter reactions. Prev1 of 6Next.

Michael Vick’s 40-yard dash time at the 2001 NFL Combine is still the stuff of legend. Twenty years later, his current time isn’t much less impressive for different reasons.

Michael Vick wearing a suit and tie: Even now, Michael Vick is still faster than a good number of NFL quarterbacks. © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Even now, Michael Vick is still faster than a good number of NFL quarterbacks.

As part of NFL Network’s “Run Rich Run” charity edition, Vick, now 40 years old, ran the 40 again. As shown on the broadcast, he managed a 4.72 — only about four-tenths of a second more than the 4.33 he ran 20 years ago.

The kicker? Vick was openly disappointed with his time. He blamed his hamstring for slowing him down and promised to train harder for next year.

Just for reference, even now, Vick is still faster than a good number of NFL quarterbacks. For instance, 13 quarterbacks ran the 40 at the 2020 combine, and Vick’s time bests seven of them. Of course, all of those guys were in the early 20s and likely prepared extensively for the drills, while Vick is a 40-year-old who hasn’t played in the NFL since 2015.

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Alabama tight end Michael Williams runs the 40 - yard - dash at Alabama's Pro Day on 3/13/13.

Michael Vick has plenty to keep him busy these days. The former No. 1 overall draft pick and Pro Bowl quarterback is fresh off his arrival as offensive coordinator with the newly formed Alliance of American Football's Georgia team, and he's quarterbacking a pro team in the But the veteran also made it clear that he's still got the talent to compete, saying he thinks he could still run a 4.5-second 40 - yard dash on his so-so ankles. Vick also opened up on some of the NFL's current quarterbacks, saying he had a "phenomenal" experience learning behind Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh but also encouraging Ben

Just to demonstrate it a bit further, Justin Fields ran the fastest 40 time by any quarterback in 15 years this year, but beat present-day Vick by only about three-tenths of a second. In 2020, Jalen Hurts paced the NFL Combine field at 4.59, only .13 seconds faster than Vick now. In other words, Vick is still in amazing shape.

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