Originally Posted by travisgrimes
He set the 100m and 200m world records, again, at the world championships in Berlin. I was watching ESPN and the track and field reporter Larry Rawson did some math on Bolt and this is ridiculous.
40 yard dash in full flight to NFL end zone: 2.95 seconds
Rate of speed in full sprint: 26 MPH
Regular NFL combine 40 yard dash time: 3.82 seconds
So I'm thinking I don't care if he had never heard of football, give the guy a helmet, some pads and some money. Put his butt on kick return and punt return, teach him to catch, and tell him as soon as he gets the ball just RUN!
One hit and he is done. He wouldn't make it in the NFL.