Tale of the Tape: Examining the field in the 40-yard dash tournament
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Ted Ginn Jr.'s open challenge to anyone to best him in a foot race has culminated in a 40-yard dash tournament that will feature numerous NFLers.

The event, titled "40 yards of Gold," will take place June 29 and pit Ginn against notable football stars, including his New Orleans Saints teammate Alvin Kamara.

The field already includes 26 names and is anticipated to grow. Here's the tale of the tape of the players confirmed to be participating, divided by offense and defense:

Offense

Ted Ginn, WR, Saints
Age: 34
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 180 lbs.
Experience: 12 seasons
40 time: 4.37 seconds at his pre-draft workout
Fast Fact: Turned down a track career and a shot at the 2008 Olympics to pursue football.

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Alvin Kamara, RB, Saints
Age: 23
Height: 5-foot-10
Weight: 215 lbs.
Experience: 2 seasons
40 time: 4.56 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: Doubled as a kick returner his rookie season, averaging 31.5 yards per return and scoring on a 106-yard return touchdown.

Kareem Hunt, RB, Browns
Age: 23
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 216 lbs.
Experience: 2 seasons
40 time: 4.62 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: The NFL's rushing leader his rookie season, he reached 20.84 miles per hour on a 58-yard run in his first career game.

Jakeem Grant, WR, Dolphins
Age: 26
Height: 5-foot-7
Weight: 169 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.38 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Listed as one of the fastest ball carriers of 2018, reaching 21.58 miles per hour on a 71-yard punt-return touchdown.

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Robby Anderson, WR, Jets
Age: 26
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 190 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.34 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Hit a max speed of 21.5 miles per hour on a 76-yard catch-and-run touchdown last season.

Corey Coleman, WR, Giants
Age: 24
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 185 lbs.
Experience: 4 seasons
40 time: 4.37 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: A high school standout in track and field, he recorded the fastest time - 4.32 seconds - at the SPARQ Combine.

Mark Ingram, RB, Ravens
Age: 29
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 215 lbs.
Experience: 8 seasons
40 time: 4.62 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: A surprise inclusion on this list, Ingram has worked with XPE Sports Academy since his third year to improve his speed and explosiveness.

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Jacoby Ford, WR, Free Agent
Age: 31
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 190 lbs.
Experience: 4 seasons
40 time: 4.28 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: A former state champion in the 100- and 200-meter dash in 2005, Ford won the 60-meter dash at the indoor track and field championships in 2009.

Jeff Badet, WR, Vikings
Age: 24
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 182 lbs.
Experience: Rookie
40 time: 4.27 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Badet's pro day time would've bested any run at the combine over the past two years.

Richie James, WR, 49ers
Age: 23
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 185 lbs.
Experience: 1 season
40 time: 4.48 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: James won multiple state titles in track as a high schooler.

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Damiere Byrd, WR, Cardinals
Age: 26
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 180 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.28 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Byrd's 4.28 time at his pro day came on grass, a surface deemed to be 0.13 seconds slower to run on.

Christian Blake, WR, Falcons
Age: 22
Height: 6-foot-1
Weight: 181 lbs.
Experience: 2 seasons
40 time: 4.51 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Blake signed with Atlanta as an undrafted free agent and has yet to appear in an NFL game.

Kevin Snead, WR, Free Agent
Age: 27
Height: 6-foot-0
Weight: 190 lbs.
Experience: 0 seasons
40 time: 4.28 seconds at the regional combine
Fast Fact: Snead was deemed "the fastest man in college football" during his time at Division II college Carson-Newman.

Defense

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Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, CB, Redskins
Age: 33
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 203 lbs.
Experience: 11 seasons
40 time: 4.33 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: The oldest player in the competition, Rodgers-Cromartie won the Ohio Valley Conference long jump title in college and took the 60-meter and high jump indoor titles as well.

Trae Waynes, CB, Vikings
Age: 26
Height: 6-foot-0
Weight: 190 lbs.
Experience: 4 seasons
40 time: 4.31 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: Waynes posted the fastest time among defensive backs at the 2015 combine.

John Franklin III, CB, Bears
Age: 24
Height: 6-foot-1
Weight: 186 lbs.
Experience: 0 seasons
40 time: 4.4 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: The former Last Chance U star converted to defense from quarterback and wide receiver. He claimed to run a 4.19 40.

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Kevin Byard, S, Titans
Age: 25
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 212 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.44 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Byard owns 12 interceptions in the NFL over the past two seasons.

Quinton Dunbar, CB, Redskins
Age: 26
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 197 lbs.
Experience: 4 seasons
40 time: 4.44 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Dunbar was a member of the inaugural U.S. National Football Team.

Rashard Robinson, CB, Jets
Age: 23
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 177 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.28 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: After running a 4.49 at the combine, Robinson added faster times of 4.28 and 4.33 at his pro day.

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Terrell Sinkfield, DB, Free Agent
Age: 28
Height: 6-foot-1
Weight: 195 lbs.
Experience: 0 seasons
40 time: 4.19 seconds at his pro day
Fast Fact: Sinkfield recorded the stunning 40 time at the Minnesota pro day in 2013, prompting scouts to ask him to run it a third time.

Jerome Baker, LB, Dolphins
Age: 22
Height: 6-foot-1
Weight: 225 lbs.
Experience: 1 season
40 time: 4.53 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: The only linebacker in the competition, Baker was considered the fastest player on the team during his time at Ohio State.

Jalen Myrick, CB, Vikings
Age: 24
Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 200 lbs.
Experience: 1 season
40 time: 4.28 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: Myrick's blistering 40 time was overshadowed by John Ross, who broke the combine record the same year at a time of 4.22 seconds.

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Budda Baker, S, Cardinals
Age: 23
Height: 5-foot-10
Weight: 195 lbs.
Experience: 2 seasons
40 time: 4.45 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: Baker was named high school athlete of the year by Seattle Times during his senior year of high school.

Donte Jackson, CB, Panthers
Age: 23
Height: 5-foot-10
Weight: 180 lbs.
Experience: 1 season
40 time: 4.32 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: Jackson recorded the best 40 time of any player at the 2018 scouting combine.

Charles James II, DB, Free Agent
Age: 29
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 185 lbs.
Experience: 5 seasons
40 time: 4.44 seconds at a private workout
Fast Fact: James has played for seven different football teams in the past seven years.

T.J. Green, DB, Free Agent
Age: 24
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 215 lbs.
Experience: 3 seasons
40 time: 4.34 seconds at the combine
Fast Fact: In 2016, Green posted the fastest 40 time by a safety at the combine, a mark topped this year by Zedrick Woods.

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