NFL Wide Receiver, Ted Ginn Jr., Claims He Was Faster Than Usain Bolt

NFL Wide Receiver, Ted Ginn Jr., Claims He Was Faster Than Usain Bolt

Ted Ginn Jr. was born on April 12, 1985, in Cleveland, Ohio. Ginn Jr. was drafted 9th overall in the 2007 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins. 

Since 2007, Ginn Jr. has bounced around from the 49ers, Panthers, Cardinals, Saints, to finally the Bears where he on May 4th, 2020, signed a one year deal. 

Ted Ginn Jr. at Glenville High School, was a standout track and field runner. In his junior year, Ginn Jr. became the National Champion in the 110-meter hurdles. This championship was followed by a state title in his senior year, recording the best time in the nation.

Ohio State University coach, Russ Rogers, believed Ted Ginn could have qualified for the 2008 Olympics. However, Ginn Jr. chose to pursue football. 

John Ross holds the current 40-yard dash NFL record, recorded with a stunning 4.22-second run. Ted Ginn Jr. reportedly ran a 4.28 40-yard dash pre-injury, however, pre-draft his official time was somewhere between 4.37 – 4.45 seconds. 

Usain Bolt is known as the fastest man alive, however, Ted Ginn Jr. claimed that he had beat Bolt in a race in 12th grade. Even if this was somehow true, Ginn Jr. no longer matches up even close to Usain Bolt’s speed.

View this post on Instagram

Social Distancing #HappyEaster

A post shared by Usain St.Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) on

RELATED: Miami Dolphins Turn Their Stadium Into a Drive-In Movie Theater

Usain Bolt, on camera, tied John Ross’s 40-yard dash time in gray sweatpants and at the age of 32! John Ross was 21 years old when he ran his 4.22.

About At The Buzzer

At The Buzzer, or ATB, is the place for those who love sports, life, family, community, and so much more. We are far from the run of the mill 24/7 sports news websites. We not only bring you what’s happening in the world of sports in terms of trades and breaking news, but we also bring you the news that goes on behind the scenes. The stuff you don’t see during the 48 minutes of an NBA game or the 60 minutes of an NFL game. We let you know what’s going on in the lives of your favorite athletes. From big life moments like becoming a mother or a father to highlighting personal videos of them raising their little ones, At The Buzzer is the place you go when you want to relate to the athlete you root for on a daily basis. If you're interested in how Russell Wilson juggles being one of the best quarterbacks in the league while also being a doting husband and father-of-three, we got you covered. Interested in seeing a video of Iman Shupert's three-month-old baby speaking her first words, we have that here at ATB. Or would you rather watch Tiger Woods' son growing up and following in his father's footsteps, don't worry, we can show you that too. At The Buzzer is so much more than sports. It's relatable, reliable, and ready to show you a side of sports you didn't know existed. Our goal at ATB is to bring you relatable, entertaining news that will leave you feeling closer and more informed about the people you are looking up to and rooting for. Sports are more than just a group of organizations that entertain you, it's about the people who make up those organizations and the stories of how they became the people they are today. So take a minute and read one of our articles, we promise you won't regret it.

1 thought on “NFL Wide Receiver, Ted Ginn Jr., Claims He Was Faster Than Usain Bolt”

  1. Pingback: DeAndre Hopkins Claims He is the Best Receiver in the NFL

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: