Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Bronco's Trindon Holliday Says He is the Fastest Player in the NFL

On Tuesday, Denver Broncos return specialist went on ProFootballTalk and made a bold statement:

“Right now to be honest with you I don’t think there’s none in the NFL that’s faster than me,” Holliday told PFT's Erik Kuselias.

There is no denying Holliday has speed.  But the fastest player in the NFL?

His statement may not actually far off base.  Holliday ran an unofficial 4.21 forty-yard dash at the 2010 NFL Combine and won several 100m meets while at LSU.

Holliday's official forty time was a 4.34, which is slower than several players currently in the NFL (Chris Johnson and his 4.24-forty come to mind).  But on a 100-yard sprint, it would be hard to find competition for Holliday, who has incredible long distance speed (compared to Johnson's short-burst acceleration).

Entering his second season with the Broncos  Holliday has over 1,000 return yards and two regular season scores through two seasons of play.  With such impressive speed, Holliday is primed to earn an expanded role in Denver's offense in 2013, while retaining his special teams duties as an electrifying returner.