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Top 10 Tuesday: Fastest 40s at the NFL Combine

Ahead of this year’s NFL Combine, we went back 20 years to find which Bucs draft picks had the best 40-yard dash times.

Central Michigan defensive back Sean Bunting runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

For this week's 'Top 10 Tuesday,' we went back through 20 years of NFL Combine times to see who the fastest of the Bucs draft picks were. Three of them came from this past year's draft alone, including the player who holds the top spot. Can you guess who it is before you scroll down?

10. RB Cadillac Williams (4.43)

Williams' 4.43 time helped propel him into the top five, going fifth overall to the Bucs in the 2005 NFL Draft. Williams amassed 4,038 yards and scored 25 touchdowns during a six-year tenure in Tampa Bay.

9. LB Quincy Black (4.42)

Black played six seasons for the Bucs, making 40 starts in 81 games after he was drafted in the third round of the 2007 NFL draft out of New Mexico.

8. S Myron Lewis (4.42)

Also a third-round pick, this time in the 2010 draft out of Vanderbilt, Lewis played only three seasons for the Buccaneers, starting once at cornerback in 2010.

7. WR Chris Godwin (4.42)

Looking back now, it's hard to believe Godwin was also a third-round pick. The Penn State product is coming off his first Pro Bowl season with the Bucs after catching 86 passes for 1,333 yards in 14 games.

6. WR Kenny Bell (4.42)

Bell was a fifth-round pick in 2015 out of Nebraska and didn't see any time on the active roster for the Bucs after being placed on IR his rookie year.

5. CB Sean Murphy-Bunting (4.42)

Perhaps the biggest surprise of last year's draft from the get-go, Murphy-Bunting was selected out of Central Michigan in the second round. He proved to be a major asset in the Bucs' defensive turnaround in his first season, recording the most interceptions of any rookie in the league with three.

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4. LB Devin White (4.42)

The context of this list again makes you realize how impressive White's time was at last year's combine. He finished with the best time of his position group and his speed has been evident on the field in his rookie season. He finished 2019 with back-to-back NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month honors and amassed 91 tackles, recovered four fumbles and scored two defensive touchdowns in 13 games started.

3. WR Dexter Jackson (4.33)

No, the wide receiver isn't a typo. This is actually not the Super Bowl XXXVII MVP Dexter Jackson. Instead, this Jackson was drafted in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Appalachian State. He spent just one year in the league, primarily used as a kick and punt returner for the Bucs.

2. WR Aaron Lockett (4.31)

Lockett was drafted in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft out of Kansas State.

1. CB Jamel Dean (4.30)

Dean makes the third player from the 2019 draft class on this list. Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles said he wanted speed for his defense… and he got it.

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