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    has there ever been a player

    in the history of college football, whose 40 time matched their GPA?



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    How would that be possable?


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    The lowest 40 I've ever heard of was Joey Galloway's 4.19 at Ohio State.

    ...And I'm sure that was timed by his agent with an egg timer in his backyard.



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Justin Gatlin got clocked at 3.85 hand clocked by the Texans when he got kicked off the track team and thats like .4 faster than any combine time



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Yeah... I don't think this one is possible...


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Must be a netflix question.


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Its possible to get a GPA higher than 4.0. Sam Bradford had a 4.28. There have been some athletes to have sub 4.3 40 times. So I was wondering if there was someone that had a 4.2 40 time and a 4.2 GPA.



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Most schools do a 4.0 scale GPA so that would be pretty much impossible. The only way you could see that is if a school had a different GPA scale.



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Wouldnt you have to get straigth A+s to even come close? Not many colleges give A+s and if they do there would be profs that dont.


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    No, but there has been a player who's 40 time matched the number of classes they've failed in a semester...


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    This would probably be the only guy: Myron Rolle

    Florida State safety Myron Rolle wins Rhodes scholarship - ESPN



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Has there ever been a college player who could eat his body weight in pudding? That's just about as relevant as the original question.



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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Have you guys ever heard of AP classes and weighted grades? Possible, not likely though.


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    This would probably be the only guy: Myron Rolle

    Florida State safety Myron Rolle wins Rhodes scholarship - ESPN
    that guy has so many God given talents


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    Re: has there ever been a player

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Has there ever been a college player who could eat his body weight in pudding?
    I don't know but I'd pay money to see someone try. Especially Brent Big Play Curvey.


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