NFL Combine: $1M for record 40-yard dash

Phillip Dorsett has gotta be kicking himself.

The Indianapolis Colts wide receiver — a speed demon from the University of Miami — raked in $100,000 from Adidas at last year’s NFL Combine for being one of the three fastest athletes there.

A mere hundred grand.

Now this year?

This year comes the announcement from Adidas that $100,000 is chump change. It wants to really reward a standout athlete at the NFL Combine, which runs Feb. 23-29  at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Any prospect who can break the 40-yard-dash record at the combine will become an instant millionaire. Just one requirement: the athlete must wear Adidas footwear while running the 40-yard dash to be eligible for the cash prize.

“Speed to burn, money to earn,” the company tweeted out Tuesday.

The time to beat, according to, is 4.24…

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