When asked in interviews, Murray revealed that he hadn’t run one in 2, 3 years but ran in the 4.3’s.
He even at one point proclaimed he could run in the 4.2’s which would be truly impressive, and multiple writers have timed him off of his collegiate tape to try to find the answer.
Now? We have a bit more of a direct comparison:
Andy Isabella ran a 4.31 at the NFL Combine in February. Although Kyler Murray didn’t run I think it’s safe to assume he runs around the 4.31 area @K1 @AndyIsabella5 @AZCardinals pic.twitter.com/WHV1vPTf5v— Cardinals Elite (@cardinalselite) June 25, 2019
Murray’s teammate, Andy Isabella, who’s neck-and-neck with him, ran a 4.31 at the NFL combine, one of the fastest times among receivers.
The fastest time ever was John Ross’s blazing 4.22 time, beating Chris Johnson’s 4.24.
But for a quarterback?
They usually aren’t known for their speed, and even the fast ones end up running in the 4.5 or 4.6 times. The fastest ever was Michael Vick with a combine 4.33 40 yard dash, with Robert Griffin III right behind him at 4.34.
As for one Kyler Murray?
Well, this isn’t a combine, for starters. If it was, however, it’s not unreasonable to think the could finish with Isabella’s time as the fastest ever, or at least come close enough to challenge those top two in Vick/Griffin.
At best, fastest ever. At worst, top 3. That’s...pretty good.
So now, while we don’t know for sure how fast Murray is, this baseline ain’t bad.
Not bad at all.
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