Tavon Austin And Marquise Goodwin Run Historic Times At NFL Combine

Sunday is the second day of drills at the NFL combine and while offensive tackle Terron Armstead's record-setting 40 time on Saturday was jaw-dropping, it won't have an impact on his draft positioning. For receivers the 40-yard dash can make or break draft stocks and on Sunday, Marquise Goodwin and Tavon Austin may have vaulted into combine workout lore.
Goodwin a 2012 Olympian and former Texas wide receiver previously stated his intentions of running the fastest 40 in combine history. On Sunday, he and  Austin both came up .01 seconds short of Chris Johnson's electronically timed record. Austin was Geno Smith's primary target in West Virginia's high-paced offense while Goodwin was an afterthought for the Longhorns' sterile offense. However, both were explosive playmakers in their respective offenses. Austin scored 12 touchdowns last season while Goodwin scored once ever six touches. Although both are as undersized slot receivers Austin is considered a possible first round pick while Goodwin is graded as a mid-round prospect.

NFL Network's Gil Brandt, who drafted 100-meter gold medalist Bob Hayes in 1964, clocked Goodwin even faster than his unofficial time.

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