Officially, Van Dyke is combine’s fastest player

INDIANAPOLIS — Miami CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will leave the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine as No. 1 on two lists.

Van Dyke ran an official time of 4.28 seconds in his first 40-yard dash Tuesday, making him the fastest cornerback and the fastest player at the combine.

Van Dyke’s time is the third-fastest 40 at the combine since 2000, behind just East Carolina RB Chris Johnson‘s record of 4.24 in 2008 and Houston CB Stanford Routt‘s 4.27 in 2005.

Official 40-yard dash times for DBs:

1. Van Dyke, Miami: 4.28
2. Patrick Peterson, LSU: 4.34
3t. Chimdi Chekwa, Ohio State: 4.40
3t. Chris Culliver, South Carolina: 4.40
5. Prince Amukamara, Nebraska: 4.43
6. Joseph Lefeged, Rutgers: 4.43
7t. Ras-I Dowling, Virginia: 4.46
7t. Curtis Marsh, Utah State: 4.46
7t. Byron Maxwell, Clemson: 4.46
7t. Jimmy Smith, Colorado: 4.46
7t. Shareece Wright, USC: 4.46

Here’s a short list of top official combine times:

1. Van Dyke, CB, Miami: 4.28
2t. Peterson, CB, LSU: 4.34
2t. Da’Rel Scott, RB, Maryland: 4.34
4t. Edmond Gates, WR, Abilene Christian: 4.37
4t. Ricardo Lockette, WR, Fort Valley State:4.37
6. Mario Fannin, RB, Auburn: 4.38
7. Julio Jones, WR, Alabama: 4.39

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