As a 29-year-old who has never played in the NFL, Cardinals receiver Robert Gill is unlikely to make the regular-season roster. But he’s getting plenty of attention this week.
At a time when NFL fans are looking for anything other than Aaron Hernandez to talk about, a video of Gill getting on a treadmill and running 25 miles per hour has gone viral. Suffice to say, Gill running on a treadmill looks a whole lot different than the guys at your gym running on the treadmill.
Danton Barto, who coached Gill in Arena Football, told the Cardinals’ website that Deion Sanders is the only player he’s ever seen whose speed compares to Gill’s.
Gill isn’t exactly a record setter — Usain Bolt has been clocked at faster than 27 mph — but he has to be among the fastest players in the NFL. Although Michael Scott would insist that he can run faster.
Here’s the video: