Ten years ago, at age 40, Darrell Green was still the fastest man in football, and proving it by doing this:
Today, Green turns 50 years-old. And he celebrated by going out to a track in Orlando, Florida at 9 a.m. and doing this:
Quick update from the Birthday Boy:) I think today I became the fastest 50 year old in the world! @9AM today, I celebrated my 50th BDay….. By running the 40 yard dash in Orlando, Florida in a time of 4.43!
So, he loses .2 on his 40 time every 10 years. At this pace, Green will still be running a faster 40 time than us even if he lived to be 160.