- The average 40 yard dash time for the 32 linebackers that took part in it at the 2010 NFL Combine was 4.716 seconds
- The fastest LB was Jamar Chaney from Mississippi State who ran a 4.54
- The slowest LB was Micah Johnson (Kentucky) who ran a 4.99
- Pat Angerer (Iowa) ran a 4.69, which exceeded the peer average.
- Alabama’s Rolando McClain and Florida’s Brandon Spikes, who both have concerns over their speed, decided not to participate in the 40 yard dash.
- South Carolina’s Eric Norwood and Sean Weatherspoon from Missouri were both above average with times of 4.67 and 4.68 seconds respectively.