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first_imgJustice Hill sheds an Oklahoma football tackle.STILLWATER, OK – NOVEMBER 04: Running back Justice Hill #5 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys is hit by defensive back Steven Parker #10 of the Oklahoma Sooners at Boone Pickens Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)The NFL Combine is starting to heat up. Over the last few days, players have been measured, and some drills have gotten underway.For the running backs, the most important may be the 40-yard dash. We now have official times for every player that has participated.This year’s class may not have an Ezekiel Elliott or Saquon Barkley who is likely to go in the top five. There are a number of big-time college talents in the field, though.Alabama’s Damien Harris and Josh Jacobs, Kentucky’s Benny Snell, Ohio State’s Mike Weber, and Penn State’s Miles Sanders are among the big names in Indianapolis this week. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Here are the official 40-yard dash times for each running back at the NFL Combine.A few notable players chose not to run, due to injury or other concerns: Alabama’s Josh Jacobs, Appalachian State’s Jalin Moore, Michigan State’s LJ Scott, Oklahoma’s Rodney Anderson, and Stanford’s Bryce Love.Each player runs twice, and then an official best time is listed.The full results, with players listed by school.PlayerSchool40 Time (Seconds)Damien HarrisAlabama4.57Josh JacobsAlabama—Jalin MooreAppalachian State—Alexander MattisonBoise State4.67Jordan ScarlettFlorida4.47Devin SingletaryFAU4.66Elijah HolyfieldGeorgia4.78David MontgomeryIowa State4.63Alex BarnesKansas State4.59Benny SnellKentucky4.66Nick BrossetteLSU4.72Darrell HendersonMemphis4.49Tony PollardMemphis4.52Travis HomerMiami4.48Karan HigdonMichigan4.49LJ ScottMichigan State—Dexter WilliamsNotre Dame4.57Mike WeberOhio State4.47Rodney AndersonOklahoma—Justice HillOklahoma State4.40Miles SandersPenn State4.49Qadree OllisonPitt4.58Bryce LoveStanford—Ryquell ArmsteadTemple4.45Trayveon WilliamsTexas A&M4.51Myles GaskinWashington4.58James WilliamsWashington State4.58Alec IngoldWisconsin4.89Oklahoma State star Justice Hill clocked the best time, at a 4.4 flat, a full .05 seconds faster than second-place finisher Ryquell Armstead out of Temple.Alec Ingold clocked in with the slowest time at 4.89, but he’s a fullback. Among the true running backs, this drill was not kind to Elijah Holyfield, who ran the 40 in 4.78.[]last_img