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White Player At NFL Combine Faster Than Most Black People

Check out Ryan Swope's description on NFL.

Check out Ryan Swope's description on NFL.com.

“Very reliable receiver, his hands are strong enough . . . strong route knowledge,” the NFL.com profile says. “Gives excellent effort blocking . . . straight-line speed and acceleration are only average. . . . Doesn’t have the elite athleticism.”

Pretty standard for a white dude. But Swope proved the scouts lazy — at best — with his 4.3 40 time at the NFL Combine. As Swope told the Dan Patrick Show, "I think a lot of people were pretty shocked. You don't see that every day, a white guy running a 4.3.” 

Swope set multiple school records at Texas A&M, including 10 100-yard games in his career with the Aggies. Turns out, everyone was too dazzled with Johnny Football to notice.