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'I Could Have Run Faster!' Will Xavier Worthy Improve Record 40-Time at Longhorns Pro Day?

According to former Texas Longhorns wide receiver Xavier Worthy, he may have been able to run a faster 40 at the NFL Combine if he had been given a third chance.

Former Texas Longhorns wide receiver Xavier Worthy is the fastest man in the history of the NFL Combine, running a record-setting 4.21 official 40-yard dash time.

The record occurred on his second run of the day, after having previously run a 4.25 on his first attempt. 

And according to Worthy, had he been able to get a third crack at it, he believes he could have run even faster. 

Xavier Worthy

"I feel like if I had another run I would've gone faster," Worthy said with a laugh during an appearance on the Rich Eisen show.  

Before Worthy's record-breaking run, the fastest 40-yard dash time ever was Ross who registered a blistering 4.22 seconds in 2017. Chris Johnson posted a 4.24, which stood as the fastest for quite a while, and fellow former Longhorn Marquise Goodwin posted a 4.27 during his combine.

"I'm tired," an exacerbated Worthy said after the run. "I watched the combine my whole life as a kid. I saw John Ross run that. I never thought I'd be able to be on this stage and do it."

This past season, Worthy had career highs in just about every category going for a career-high 1,014 yards on a career-high 75 catches, while totaling five scores. He also showcased his ability to make an impact on special teams, returning a punt for a score.

He and Adonai Mitchell are both looking to become the first Texas receiver taken in the first round since Roy Williams who went No. 7 back in 2004. Fortunately, both receivers will have another chance to impress at Longhorns pro day later this spring. 

And perhaps, if he so chooses, Worthy could run an even faster 40 time for the scouts in attendance.