When the topic of cornerback comes up and you mention the University of Miami, most people immediately think you are talking about the possible first round draft talent, Brandon Harris. Many Mock Drafts have Harris being selected by the Baltimore Ravens with their first round pick at #26 of the NFL Draft next month.
However, as hot a commodity that Harris might be in draft circles, he is not even the fastest cornerback on the Hurricanes' roster. That title, as well as the title of the fastest player at the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine goes to the "other" University of Miami cornerback, DeMarcus Van Dyke. Van Dyke ran an official 4.28, easily the fastest of this year's Combine and the third fastest ever since 2000, behind Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson's 4.24 (2008) and former University of Houston cornerback Stanford Routt's 4.27 (2005).
University of Maryland running back Da'Rel Scott (4.34) ran the third overall fastest 40-yard dash and was the fastest RB at the Combine.
To see the fastest corners from this year's Combine and the top times overall, see the story on NFL.com.