Who is Louisville's fastest football player? The answer may come as a surprise - Cornelius Sturghill a sophomore cornerback

Who is the fastest man on the University of Louisville football team? The Cardinals found out on Wednesday during testing week as they timed the 40-yard dash on Wednesday afternoon.

During the University of Louisville football team's Pro Day on Wednesday many of the younger players and coaches wandered around the Trager Indoor Facility as the former players were going through workouts.

The current team was preparing to later in the day run 40-yard dashes and we asked several players who would be the fastest guy?

James Quick, Lamar Jackson, Jaire Alexander, Devontre Parnell and Reggie Bonnafon were the answers we heard.

But nobody mentioned Cornelius Sturghill. The sophomore cornerback from Memphis, Tenn., ran a ridiculously fast 4.20 40-yard dash (hand timed) to grab the tag as the fastest guy on the team.

U of L coach Bobby Petrino tweeted the top 40 results on Wednesday night.

The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Sturghill came to Louisville as an athlete and was a wide receiver for a bit, before being switched to the defensive side of the ball. The former Wisconsin commitment played in seven games as a redshirt freshman.

The 40s were timed on the indoor track at the Trager facility.

Sophomore safety/kick returner Jaire Alexander was next at 4.33 followed by sophomore receiver Traveon Samuel at 4.35.

Parnell ran a 4.38 along with Bonnafon, who had a 43.5-inch vertical earlier in the week, while Quick was a 4.39. Jackson, the team's starting quarterback, was the eighth-fastest time on the team at 4.42. 

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