Marcus Mariota Smoked Jameis Winston in the 40-Yard Dash, Winston Barely Broke the 5-Second Barrier

Kyle Koster

Jameis Winston just ran the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine and Chris Johnson’s record time is still intact.

The former Heisman Trophy winner turned in unofficial times of 4.97 and 4.99 seconds. Marcus Mariota, on the other hand, posted 4.52 and 4.56 efforts. So I guess the debate over which of these guys is faster is over. Thank God we have the visual evidence to prove it.

While Winston’s times aren’t going to have NFL teams slobbering over themselves, they’re fine for a pocket quarterback. In fact, he fared slightly better than Tony Romo, who ran a 5.00 at his Combine day — and when is the last time you heard anyone say anything negative about Tony Romo?

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