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364-pound Mekhi Becton runs 5.11 40-yard dash

Run and hide when Mekhi Becton gets to top speed.

Mekhi Becton of the Louisville interviews during the second day of the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 26, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

Offensive lineman Mekhi Becton is going to be a first round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, and it’s just a matter of how high in the first round he goes. A 40-yard dash was not going to make or break his draft stock, but his performance at the 2020 NFL Combine has tongues wagging. The 6’7, 364 pound Becton ran a 5.11 40-yard dash on Friday. Arguably just as impressive is that his second 40 clocked in at 5.13.

Becton’s mark is the fastest ever for a player over 350 pounds since the numbers have been recorded, per Alex Kirshner. Daniel McCullers ran a 5.18 40 in 2014 while weighing in at 352 pounds.

Generally, the 40 is not a big deal for offensive linemen, with the 10-yard split a better measurement of the explosiveness needed on the line. That being said, if he gets out in the open to block on a screen or a crackback, can you imagine seeing this guy chugging along at you? It would make me consider a change of careers because I have no interest in a 364 pound human being coming at me at a speed that is faster than a majority of humans on earth.

Run and hide.