All-Time NFL Combine Records: 40-Yard Dash, Vertical Jump and More

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The 2022 NFL Combine is here! Yes, 324 NFL Draft prospects have gathered in Indianapolis, IN to showcase their skills and abilities, hoping to raise their draft stock. Many football fans like to watch the testing, seeing these remarkable athletes do remarkable things. Over the years, the NFL Combine records for these tests have been set quite high.

However, with science advancing, athletes are able to do things incredible things now. Will one of the NFL Combine records be broken this year? While the likelihood is low, it is possible, which is what makes watching so fun.

Below, we have the all-time NFL Combine records in the 40-Yard Dash, Bench Press, Vertical Jump and other tests.

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All-Time NFL Combine Records

NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record: John Ross (2017) - 4.22s

Yes, there have been faster NFL 40-Yard Dash times from NFL players. For example, Bo Jackson ran a 4.12-second 40 time, but that was during the hand-timed era.

John Ross owns the official record, which was set back in 2017. Here are the next fastest 40-Yard Dash times recorded at the Combine.

NameYearPos.Time
John Ross2017WR4.22
Chris Johnson2008RB4.24
Dri Archer2014RB4.26
Marquise Goodwin2013WR4.27
Henry Ruggs2020WR4.27
Jacoby Ford2010WR4.28
Jalen Myrick2017CB4.28
J.J. Nelson2015WR4.28
Javelin Guidry2020CB4.29
Zedrick Woods2019S4.29

NFL Combine Bench Press Reps Record: Stephen Paea (2011) - 49 Reps

The NFL Combine tests how many bench reps a player can do at 225 points. The record for this was set by Stephen Paea (49) back in 2011.

NameYearPos.Reps
Stephen Paea2011DT49
Mike Kudla2006DL45
Mitch Petrus2010OL45
Netane Muti2020OG44
Jeff Owens2010DT44
Dontari Poe2012DT44
Russell Bodine2014C42
Harrison Phillips2018DT42
Tank Tyler2007DT42
David Molk2012C41
Vita Vea2018DT41

NFL Combine Vertical Jump Record: Gerald Sensabaugh (2005) - 46 In

NameYearPos.Mark
Gerald Sensabaugh2005S46"
Cameron Wake2005LB45.5"
Chris Chambers2001WR45"
Chris McKenzie2005CB45"
Chris Conley2015WR45″
Donald Washington2009CB45″
Byron Jones2015CB44.5″
Donovan Peoples-Jones2020WR44.5″
A.J. Jefferson2010CB44″
Obi Melifonwu2017S44″
Juan Thornhill2019S44″

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NFL Combine Broad Jump Record: Byron Jones (2015) - 12'3"

Not only did Byron Jones top the NFL Combine records with his broad jump in 2015, but he also set a new world record! He still holds this world record today.

NameYearPos.Time
Byron Jones2015CB12’3″
Emanuel Hall2019WR11’9″
Obi Melifonwu2017S11’9″
Juan Thornhill2019S11’9″
Miles Boykin2019WR11’8″
Jamie Collins2013OLB11’7″
Chris Conley2015WR11’7″
Donovan Peoples-Jones2020WR11’7″
Jeremy Chinn2020S11’6″
Bud Dupree2015OLB11’6″
Jalen Reagor2020WR11’6″

NFL Combine Three-Cone Drill Record: Jeff Maehl (2011) - 6.42s

NameYearPos.Time
Jeff Maehl2011WR6.42
Buster Skrine2011DB6.44
David Long2019LB6.45
Scott Long2010WR6.45
Dane Sanzenbacher2011WR6.46
Daniel Sorensen2014S6.47
Terrence Toliver2011WR6.48
Devon Cajuste2016WR6.49
Chykie Brown2011DB6.5
Leon Hall2007CB6.5
Chris Rainey2012RB6.5
Cecil Shorts2011WR6.5

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