March 23, 2017 - Aaron Wilson
Kevin Snead shows off speed for NFL scouts
Carson-Newman wide receiver and track star Kevin Snead has rare speed. He was known as the fastest man in college football. The track All-American displayed that athleticism at the NFL regional scouting combine He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.28 to 4.3 seconds with a 38 1/2 inch vertical leap and a 10-7 broad jump. He has a March 31 Pro Day. Snead has posted a 10.21 in the 100 meters and a 20.75 in the 200 meters. Over a dozen NFL teams are interested in Snead, who has a background at defensive back and has also returned kicks. "I'm excited that I got the chance to show what I can do for the scouts," said Snead, who's represented by veteran NFL agent and former Northwestern football player Chris Martin. "I don't feel like anyone can catch me in the open field. I'm working hard and can't wait to get my opportunity."