VIDEO: Stephen Hill Is This Year's NFL Combine Freak

Every year, there's at least one player who comes into the NFL Scouting Combine and blows all their draft projections out of the water with a terrific workout. Early in the day when quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs are being evaluated, Georgia Tech's Stephen Hill is certainly one of those guys.

Hill is 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds, but only had 28 catches in his senior season at Georgia Tech because of the Yellow Jackets' notorious triple-option offense. He did have more than 800 yards in those catches, so we knew he had some speed, but this is just ridiculous:

That's Hill running a 4.30 40-yard dash, the fastest clocked at the combine so far. He ran a 4.31 on his second attempt, so that wasn't a fluke. Still, straight line speed is just one attribute that doesn't always translate to the NFL. He then ran what's called "the gauntlet," a drill that measures a receiver's ability to catch with his hands without breaking stride, a much better indication of NFL-level talent:

As you can see, those hands are like steel traps. He didn't break stride for a second, and his hands acted like a football wasn't just rocketed into them. He and Michael Floyd, another big guy who ran well (4.42), ran the best in this drill, but Hill might have just secured himself a selection in the first three rounds with this performance.

For more on all the performances at the NFL Combine, keep it with this StoryStream and visit Mocking The Draft.

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