One of rugby’s most interesting stories over the past year has been Christian Wade’s move to American Football.
But yesterday he had a chance to showcase what he is capable in front of NFL scouts at the Pro Day, in the hope of earning a contract with a team.
NFL UK shared a clip on Twitter of the 27-year-old running the 40-yard dash:
40 Yard Dash
— NFL UK (@NFLUK) April 1, 2019
Wade clocked a time of 4.53s, and although that is not the greatest time ever, it is still an impressive feat.
The former British and Irish Lions tourist’s main strength will be his speed and his agility, two traits that made him one of the most lethal wingers in the Premiership. As his trial continues, he will undoubtedly be able to display what made him such a threat in rugby.
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