Scotty Miller: I’m faster than Tyreek Hill

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Buccaneers wide receiver Scotty Miller showed in the NFC Championship Game that he has serious speed. He also has serious confidence.

Asked by Dan Patrick to compare himself to Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, Miller said he believes he would win a one-on-one footrace.

I’m taking me, every day of the week,” Miller said. “I’ll take me over anybody. Tyreek is unbelievable, super quick, unbelievable talent. But if we’re talking about a race, I’ve got all the confidence in myself going up against anybody.”

Asked if he considers himself the fastest player in the NFL, Miller said, “Yes, sir.”

Neither Miller nor Hill attended the Scouting Combine, so a valid comparison of their 40-yard dash times for them are hard to find. But Miller reportedly ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash at his Pro Day, while Hill was reported at 4.29 seconds. That would seem to suggest that Miller isn’t quite on Hill’s level. But if they want to race in the offseason to prove which one is faster, a whole lot of fans would watch.

71 responses to “Scotty Miller: I’m faster than Tyreek Hill

  1. He may indeed be faster than Tyreek Hill, but he’s no Tyreek Hill, at least not yet. That’s the difference.

  2. Hill has exceptional ability to change direction plus elite speed. Miller may be fast, but he’s not capable of doing what Hill can do on the field. Plus, Hill would win a one on one foot race, but it would be close.

  3. Tyreek could be on the US Olympic team in the 200, it doesn’t appear Devonta ever ran track. If we’re talking about football field, who knows….if it’s sprinting on a track it’s Tyreek all day.

  4. Where’s the comparable highlights? Hill has speed and elusiveness and that is a killer combination.

  5. Talk is cheap until the other team uses it as bulletin board material. Chiefs say “Thank You Scottie!”.

  6. That huge Hill play in the AFCC game makes me think he’s one of the fastest WRs ever.

  7. Hey Scotty, tell me again how Tyreek ran a faster 40 time during his Pro Day Workout vs yours.

  8. is anybody going to remind him that Brady doesn’t have the arm to get the ball downfield to him that Mahomes does? This alone give Hill an sizable edge.

  9. Not sure about it but its incredible the quality of offensive skill players the Buccs have.. Brady may play past 45 for all the fun he is having with them. George Blanda has the record for oldest player active in the NFL at 48. I dont put it past Brady to aim for that.

  10. Tyreek Hill and Scotty Miller both ran track. However, Miller’s best times were 10.53s in the 100M and 21.25s for the 200M. Tyreek Hill, when debating to try out for the Olympics, had times of 20.14s in the 200M and under 10s in the 100M. Qualifying time was 20.55s in the 200M, which means that Miller would not have even qualified for the Olympics but Tyreek would have. And Tyreek runs a better 40 time. There is NO evidence to suggest that Miller is faster than Tyreek in track or football. Confidence is good, but he’s wrong. He’s not faster and he’s nowhere near the class of WR is.

  11. Scottie Miller was a nobody before this season. Now he’s faster than Tyreek Hill? um ok…

  12. According to NextGen stats their both looking up at the King ~ Raheem Mostert, who posted a 23.09 TD run on 9/20/20. Hill’s fastest (and he wasn’t even the ball carrier) was escorting Damien Williams into the endzone on 11/03/19 (22.64 mph). Acceleration is a huge part of “speed” and it’s hard to compare any of these guys unless all running in same environment at the same time. Example: John Ross is faster than Usain Bolt for the first 30 yards but Bolt doesn’t even hit his max speed (27.8 mph) until 50-55 yards into a race.

  13. Scotty is fast but not that fast. Only person I could see catching up to Hill would be Metcalf.

  14. There are alot of people posting on this site who know nothing at all about Track and Field competition, or the use of top-shelf speed at the WR position in football. There is track speed, and there is game speed…and they are not equivalent. until both players compete in both arenas together, against each other, under the same conditions, there is no definitive answer to “Who is fastest?”

  15. I would not be surprised to find out that Tyler Lockett is actually the fastest NFL player…and Mostert is right up there

  16. If I’m taking white Wrs I’d take coke Beasley all day long over this guy.

    If I’m taking woman beaters and just downright losers as a human being…. it’s tyreek all day long.

  17. Darrius Heyward-Bey was fast too Scotty. Hill’s change of direction quickness is freakish. 9 routes maybe but that’s 3 plays a game.

  18. Well Scottie, that is your 15 minutes of fame I suppose. Just enjoy the ride, don’t try to get overly relevant. It’s a turnoff.

  19. Objectively, the fastest player in the NFL is on his to becoming a bust out in Cincinnati, and not the kind that they display in Canton. Doesn’t mean a whole lot who’s faster than who when comparing wide receiver to wide receiver. When comparing wide receiver speed and quickness to cornerback speed and quickness, that’s what matters in an actual game

  20. What a joke. He has a long way to go to prove that he is even on the same planet as Hill. Plenty of guys have come and gone in this league that can run straight and catch the ball. Very few can do what Hill does game in and game out. And 4.29 to 4.39 might as well be a lineman!

  21. There’s been so many fast NFL players but much fewer were fast “football” players. Hill is one of those football players for sure…..

  22. I’d probably watch it if they raced and it was televised/broadcast in some way. I mean, I was so desperate for watching live sports (I don’t watch repeats) last spring that I watched that ridiculous game of HORSE between current and former NBA players. Let me clarify that….I watched about 10 minutes of it. It was unbearable.

  23. Objectively, the fastest player in the NFL is on his to becoming a bust out in Cincinnati,

    Actually it’s not. The fastest player is the player who is the guy who has the fastest time in a game. Hill has that in the NFL, but Ruggs has recorded faster times in games at Bama.

  24. Tyreek Hill could probably outrun a cheetah. I’d like to see Scotty Miller play corner and try to hang with him in a game.

  25. solo681 says:
    January 27, 2021 at 12:46 pm
    Tom Brady does not approve of this message.

    _______________________________

    This is probably true. Don’t give the Chiefs any bulletin board material.

  26. Darius Heyward Bey was fast and it amounted to nothing . I doubt Miller is faster but even if he is his overall ability pale in comparison to Hill

  27. Prove it instead of a coin flip you guys race from the 50 yard line to the end zone. This will start a new tradition for the Super Bowl and adds a little extra. All sponsors could donate to cancer research or St. Jude or even both. Make it happen.

  28. There have a few track first NFL players with Bob Hayes being the best. Reynaldo Nehemiah also gave it a shot. I believe that a top USA sprinter with the last name of Coleman was timed in the 40 while attending Tennessee as a track athlete. His time was better than any NFL player has done and think around or below 4.1.

  29. Fast” FAST?
    See Cowboys’ Bob Hayes and Cardinals’ Mel Gray and Washington’s Darrell Green.

  30. Sounds like a pulled muscle waiting to happen. Who cares who’s actually faster? Unless they’re going to raise a ton of money for a children’s hospital or something like that.

  31. Probably not, Scotty. Not even light will race Tyreek. Additionally, speed is just a fraction of what matters. Usain Bolt would make a lousy WR, I’m sure.

  32. Not a Bill Belichik fan, but you have to admit that none of his players would give out bulletin board material. Old (literally) TB12 can’t be happy with Scotty.

  33. Everyone here is forgetting Jeff Demps, who actually competed and won a silver medal in the 2012 Olympics on the 4×100 relay team.

  34. At this point all that matters is he was faster than Kevin King last Sunday. Interesting question though is would Hill beat Bolt in a 100 meter dash. That would be must see TV imo. Age would lean towards Hill but It would be interesting.

  35. Still touting combine numbers…as if running in underwear in a straight line in any way compares to running in a game wearing full pads.

  36. The confidence is admirable but he is not Tyreek. Tyreek is faster and shiftier. Teams game plan around Tyreek. No one game plans around Miller.

  37. Let’s show a little patience here. Obviously he’s not on Tyreke’s level until he’s beat his kids a few times.

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