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Who's the fastest player on the football team?

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Hovenaut's picture

Voted for the Do Rant!

"Success...it's what you do with what you got" - Woody Hayes

DJ Byrnes's picture

lmaaao damnit, FIXT IT.

Californian by birth, Marionaire by the Grace of President Warren G. Harding.

Hovenaut's picture

Lernin' to spel at the 11W.

The benefits are endless...

"Success...it's what you do with what you got" - Woody Hayes

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Knarcisi's picture

Depends on the distance.  In a 40, I think it's close, with Samuel/Wilson/Grant.  In a 100, I take Devin Smith.

+4 HS
osu07asu10's picture

Chris Carter...

 

"They don't know what they don't know." - Coach Mick

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jBarnes's picture

I wouldn't want to be the guy to stand in front of Chris and tell him he isn't the fastest guy on the team!

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  ― Douglas Adams

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Hovenaut's picture

That shot was taken via high-speed camera, no doubt.

(CC, I'm a fan, and I in no means in anyway mean any disrespect. Because if I were to run, you'd still probably catch me)
 

"Success...it's what you do with what you got" - Woody Hayes

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OSUpawn's picture

Looking at those names....... Yeah we're fast!

I believe the SEC players put their pants on one leg at a time like we do.

TheBadOwl's picture

And that's without Eze (4.41 at The Opening before his senior year in high school), Terry McLaurin (4.3 guy in high school), Parris Campbell (also a 4.3 guy) and a few others.

When I walked in this morning and saw the flag was at half mast I thought, "Alright, another bureaucrat ate it." but then I saw it was Li'l Sebastian. Half mast is too high. Show some damn respect.

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ITWASME's picture

I'd say James Clark BEFORE his injury but right now I'd say C-Sam

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RedStorm45's picture

Still think Braxton's 40 is bogus.  He gets caught from behind a lot - especially against Michigan.

Nick's picture

Yeah it was probably just hand timed. BMiller probably runs a 4.5

lsjSnail's picture

Miller is almost never running in a straight line, especially in the B1G championship game. Had he just ran straight he is almost certainly gone in a lot of instances.

dwcbuckeye's picture

What I have felt about Braxton is since he has gotten himself injured in some runs, he is now constantly looking behind him during long runs when no one is in front of him.  He puts that stiff arm out there, slowing himself down because he does not want to get clipped by somebody when he is not expecting it.  I think it is fear based and that he actually is faster than he appears.

teddyballgame's picture

On a track without pads I'll go with Devin Smith, but for the field...Grant or Samuel.

Scarlet_Lutefisk's picture

Reposted from another thread:

Players, best documented 100m time & grade:
Parris Campbell - 10.47 (Sr)
James Clark - 10.48 (Sr)
Devin Smith - 10.56 (Sr)
Dontre Wilson - 10.84 (So)
Johnnie Dixon - 10.84 (Jr)
Jamel Dean - 10.88 (Jr)
Ezekiel Elliot - 10.95 (Sr)
Jeff Greene - 11.22 (Sr)
Gareon Conley - 11.22 (Sr)
Frank Epitropoulos - 11.23 (Sr)
Jalin Marshall - 11.34 (Sr)
Doran Grant - 11.38 (So)
Evan Spencer - 11.41 (Jr)
Bri'onte Dunn - 11.42 (So)
Terry McLaurin - 11.44 (So)
Warren Ball - 11.46 (Jr)
Marshon Lattimore - 11.60 (Sr)
J.T. Barrett - 12.10 (So)
Jayme Thompson - 12.23 (Fr)
EGW - 12.39 (7th grade)

For comparison, Parris Campbell's progression by year:
Fr - 11.43
So - 10.92
Jr - 10.77
Sr - 10.47

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1MechEng's picture

Mad props for the research, Scarlet!

RedStorm45's picture

Isn't Najee Murray at Kent State?

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buckeyedude's picture

Chris Carter is NOT going to be happy with this list. I suggest you take it down, Scarlet_Lutefisk.

 

 

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Scarlet_Lutefisk's picture

Some indoor times (mainly because Curtis Samuel doesn't have a listed 100m):

Curtis Samuel
55m 6.44 (Jr)
60m 6.93 (Jr)

Terry McLaurin
55m 6.82 (So)

Corey Smith
55m 7.15 (Sr)

Marshon Lattimore
60m 7.25 (Sr)

Jayme Thompson
55m 7.40 (JR)

Using the various conversion methods give an estimated 10.6-10.86 100m for Samuel.

Bucksfan's picture

If Billy Hamilton were on the football team, it'd be Billy Hamilton.

+1 HS
brglr14's picture

i vote for them all. I remember a time, and I'm sure many of you do too, when this was an easy answer because speed wasn't aplenty. now we have many burners. love it !

I dont know karate but i do know crazy and i'm not afraid to use it.
                           

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