46-year-old Tom Brady smashes NFL Combine mark 24 years later

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Tom Brady mightiness not beryllium an progressive NFL subordinate anymore, but helium did thing astatine property 46 that helium couldn’t bash successful his 20s.

The erstwhile Patriots and Buccaneers backmost acceptable retired to bushed his 2000 NFL Scouting Combine 40-yard dash clip — and seemingly did it.

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In a workout video for NoBull posted connected his X account, Brady discussed however helium ran a 5.28-second dash earlier helium was selected by successful the sixth circular by the Patriots, and helium would springiness it his champion to bushed that mark.

“This is not the existent measurement of a man, fto maine conscionable that straight,” Brady said arsenic helium drove to his workout.

“I volition springiness you 100 per cent accidental of effort,” helium aboriginal added earlier the run.

Before embarking connected the sprint, the erstwhile signal-caller chatted connected the telephone with billionaire St. John’s alumnus Mike Repole, who purchased a controlling involvement successful No Bull past summer.

“Do you really adjacent privation to bash this?” Repole asked. “I mean, I understand, you haven’t been an jock successful implicit a year.”

“I request to bash this,” Brady responded with a smile.

And Brady did interruption the mark, sprinting astatine a 5.18 connected 1 stopwatch and a 5.12 connected another.

“24 years later, redemption is spelled T O M,” helium wrote connected X.

For the record, a clip of 5.12 would person seen Brady emergence from equal-281st successful the 40-yard dash rankings to equal-255th.

When showing Repole the time, helium said: “If you did that 25 years ago, you’d get drafted successful the 3rd round.”

Brady’s accomplishment came connected the aforesaid time that Penn State antiaircraft lineman Chop Robinson ran a 4.48-second 40-yard dash, the champion people for an borderline rusher who ran connected the archetypal time of the combine.

In a consequent post, Brady acceptable a lofty extremity for himself for his adjacent clip out.

“Sub 5.00 adjacent year. Level up,” helium wrote connected X.

A clip of 4.99 would person seen him emergence to equal-223rd.

Brady, evidently was not fleet of ft during his NFL career, managed to unreserved for 1,123 yards implicit 23 seasons, which came retired to 3.4 yards per game.

The deficiency of velocity truly didn’t impact Brady overmuch during his career, though, arsenic helium won 7 Super Bowls and was a three-time MVP.

This communicative archetypal appeared successful the New York Post and was republished with permission.

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