We checked out the greatest combine performance from offensive players, including Bo Jackson and Matt Jones.

Now it's time to size up the defensive players with the most impressive workouts (before this year anyway).

Vernon Gholston

2008. Gholston, a defensive end, had an impressive career Ohio State and was one of just two players ever to record a sack Jake Long, the first overall pick in 2008. But the combine is what sent his stock skyrocketing. He cranked out 37 bench-press repetitions at 225 pounds. He followed that with a 4.58 40-yard dash and a 41-inch vertical and became the sixth overall pick to the Jets.

John Engelberger

2000. Engelberger went from walking on at Virginia Tech to being an all-conference defensive end. At the combine, he ran a solid 4.73 40 at 260 pounds. It was his quickness in the three-cone drill that was most impressive, though, and Engelberger shot all the way up to be San Francisco's second-round pick.

Mike Mamula

1995. One of the first players to train specifically for the combine drills, Mamula put up more bench press reps (28) than even the top offensive tackle taken in the draft, Tony Boselli. At 6-4 and 250 pounds, Mamula still ran a very fast 4.58 40-yard dash and registered a vertical jump consistent with most wide receivers. He even missed just one question on the 50-question Wonderlic test. Mamula's performance led the Eagles to trade three draft picks to move up to the No. 7 overall to take the Boston College linebacker, but his NFL career lasted just five seasons.

Deion Sanders

1989. Sanders' combine story is one of football lore. The story goes that Sanders showed up late to the combine at the Superdome in 1989 and ran just one drill. That one drill happened to be the 40-yard dash, and after Sanders ran a blistering 4.2, second only to Bo Jackson in the era of hand-timed 40's, he didn't break stride and ran straight out of the Superdome to his limo, which took him to the airport. The performance earned him the nickname "Primetime" and also got him drafted fifth overall by the Atlanta Falcons.

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The NFL Combine is underway, and an off-the-chart performance is a fast way for a prospect to boost his stock. There's more to success in the NFL than being a workout wonder (which might be the origin of the expression "Look like Tarzan, play like Jane") but showing off superior strength and speed never hurts.

Here are some of the best combine displays by offensive players:

Matt Jones

2005. Nicknamed "The Freak" after his combine performance, Jones, a quarterback at Arkansas, was deemed capable of playing nearly any position on the field because of his athleticism. He ran a 4.37 40-yard dash at 6-6, 237 pounds and jumped almost 40 inches on his vertical. The combine performance earned him a first-round spot as a wide receiver in Jacksonville before substance abuse derailed his career.

Darrius Heyward-Bey

2009. The Maryland wideout was expected to be a fringe first-round talent, but Oakland's Al Davis coveted Heyward-Bey after his 40-yard dash times, which were timed between 4.25 and 4.3. He also ran an impressively fast 4.18-second shuttle run and skyrocketed to the No. 7 pick, where the Raiders gladly took the speed demon they were looking for. Heyward-Bey has yet to make much of a splash in the NFL.

Bruce Campbell

2010. Campbell came to Indianapolis at 6-6 and 314 pounds, but still ran an incredible 4.85 40-yard dash, one of the fastest times of any offensive line ever at the combine. He put 34 reps at 225 pounds on the bench press and earned nicknames like "Adonis" from scouts and reporters. NFL Network's Mike Mayock called him "the best looking lineman prospect" he had ever seen. Campbell was taken by, who else, the Raiders in the fourth round.

Chris Johnson

2008. A little-known running back out of East Carolina, the 186-pound Johnson ran a mind-blowing 4.24 in the 40-yard dash -- tied for the fastest time since electronic timers were used at the event. He also jumped almost 11 feet in the broad jump and blasted up draft boards, becoming the 24th overall pick to the Titans, after being projected as a fringe second-rounder. That speed turned into a 2,000-yard rushing season in 2009, so the risk clearly worked out in Tennessee's favor.

Vernon Davis

2006. Davis was the consensus top-rated tight end in the 2006 draft, and his performance at the combine is the best ever at his position, without a doubt. Davis registered a blazing 4.38 40-yard dash, jumped a 42-inch vertical and a foot farther than any other tight end in the broad jump, and put up 33 repetitions at 225 pounds. That combination of numbers was unheard of at the combine, and as a result, Davis was drafted sixth overall by the 49ers.

Bo Jackson

1986. Jackson had concerned some scouts with his possible baseball career, but his 40-yard dash time was enough for NFL teams to forget all about that. Although his sprint was hand-timed, it's believed that Jackson ran the fastest 40-yard dash in the history of the NFL scouting combine, registering a verifiable 4.12. That was enough for him to be drafted No. 1 overall, but Tampa Bay never got a chance to sign him, as he chose baseball before being reentered the draft in 1987 when the Raiders took him in the seventh round.

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The NFL Scouting Combine starts Wednesday in Indianapolis, symbolizing the end of the league's Super Bowl hangover and the beginning of the 2012 season. With the final pieces of Giants confetti cleared, Lucas Oil Stadium will be set for the combine, especially its marquee event: The 40-yard dash. If the 100-meter dash at the Olympics determines the World’s Fastest Man, the 40-yard dash at the combine determines the nation's fastest potential NFL star.

Bo Jackson is rumored to own the event's fastest combine time with a mark of 4.12 seconds at the 1986 Combine. On the flip side, 40 times were known to be exaggerated before the use of electronic timing started in 1999.

But speed isn't everything. In 1999, Rondel Menendez, a receiver from Eastern Kentucky, set a record in the combine 40 that has yet to be broken at 4.24 seconds. His speed was applauded, but not rewarded. The Falcons drafted him in the seventh round at No. 247 overall. Maybe a team would have been willing to take a chance on the 5-9 Menendez earlier in the draft, but this was in the pre-Wes Welker/Steve Smith Era. As it turns out, the teams knew what they were doing. Menendez never played an NFL down for the Falcons or any other NFL team. According to lowellsun.com, Menendez could not even make a European League roster.

But here are five speedy players continued from the combine to the NFL:

Jacoby Ford, 4.28

2010. In his senior year of high school, Ford was ranked No. 17 in the nation by Rivals.com, which called him the "faster player on the East Coast." He was the ACC indoor freshman of the year for track and field in 2007 and an All-American in three different events. In 2009, he was the NCAA champion in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.52 seconds, one-hundredth of a second shy of the NCAA championship meet record. Ford's 40 time was probably the least surprising of these six players. Still, size and hands being an issue, Ford was picked in the fourth round at 108th overall by the Raiders. As a rookie, Ford returned 53 kicks for 1,280 yards and three touchdowns. In a win over the Chiefs on Nov. 7, he posted 148 receiving yards and a 94-yard touchdown. A 101-yard return against the Dolphins later in the month lifted Ford to AFC Special Teams Player of the Month honors. In 2011, Ford only recorded 11 kick returns for one touchdown in eight games, but showed his potential in 2010.

Jerome Mathis, 4.28

2005. At Hampton University, Mathis made a name for himself as a kick returner, averaging 26.6 yards and returning six kickoffs for touchdowns (both are FCS records). Mathis' 40 time lured the Texans into gambling on him in the fourth round with 114th overall pick. As a rookie, Mathis returned 54 kicks for 1,542 yards and two touchdowns, one of which went for 99 yards. Mathis was one of three rookies to make the Pro Bowl (Shawne Merriman and Lofa Tatupu were the other two.) Injuries limited him to five games in 2006 and 2007 combined. The Texans released him in 2008 after he was charged with choking his wife. The Redskins signed Mathis for a month before waiving him. In the next three seasons, Mathis split time between the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL, the Hartford Colonials of the UFL and the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena League. He will be likely be working outside the NFL in 2012 again.

Champ Bailey, 4.28

1999. Bailey's impressive dash was overshadowed by Menendez's surprising mark. But Bailey's impressive resumé at Georgia, along with his combine stats, was good enough for him to go seventh overall to the Redskins. Bailey has lived up to the hype, making 11 Pro Bowls (most ever by a cornerback) and six All-Pro teams. He was named to the first team of the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team. In 13 seasons, he has 829 total tackles, 50 interceptions, and 191 pass deflections.

DeMarcus Van Dyke, 4.28

2011. At 6-1, Van Dyke is the tallest member of this list. The former Miami Hurricane cornerback lit up the combine to share the event's third-fastest ever time. His speed helped slot him on the draft board in the third round at 81st overall to the Raiders. Van Dyke's rookie season was nothing spectacular, but it is too early to consider him a "40 bust." He registered 13 tackles, 14 pass deflections and one interception in 14 games. Van Dyke was not known for putting up big numbers in college with just six tackles his senior season at the U. But he cornerback makes his paycheck off covering a wide range of ground (i.e. Nnamdi Asomugha).

Chris Johnson, 4.24

2008. Johnson was widely considered a second- to third-round pick upon arrival in Indy. His record-tying 40-yard dash, complemented by fifth-place and third-place finishes among running backs in the vertical jump and broad jump, respectively, propelled his draft stock. The Titans took the East Carolina alum with the 24th overall pick. Johnson has lived up to his 40 hype, rushing his way to three Pro Bowls and an AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award in 2009. Johnson rushed for over 1,000 yards in all four of his NFL seasons, including a 2,006-yard season in 2009. (During an NFL telecast, announcer Gus Johnson once said of Johnson: "He's got getting-away-from-the-cops speed," then apologized to those who perceived racism in his comment.)

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While most Super Bowl moments are remembered fondly, some have gone down in infamy. From in-game mistakes that changed the outcome, to anthem and halftime performances that drew a shudder from the crowd, these are moments everyone remembers, but not exactly for the most positive reasons. Here are seven of the most inglorious mishaps.

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Thank goodness pro football doesn't have a salary cap on boats.

The NFL's newest owner, Shahid Khan, is looking to unload his majestic 223-foot yacht for the cool price of $112 million. The Jacksonville Jaguars boss recently put the 2007 German-made vessel he calls the Kismet up for sale with Moran Yacht & Ship of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

What do you get for $112 million? A better question would be what don't you get? The ship comes loaded with a formal dining salon, disco, teak decks, jacuzzi, sauna and gym. High-end woodwork details everything from a beer keg to a motorcycle hatch with crane. There's also a 25-foot Chris Craft boat, Yamaha WaveRunners and other surpasses, the Florida Times-Union reports.

The ship sleeps 12 guests in six impressive staterooms with crew of 17, including three stewardesses, a chef, a sous chef and the always important masseuse, beautician and therapist.

If the asking price is too high for your modest budget, Khan is making his big boat available to rent as the much more affordable price of $600,000 per week -- plus expenses -- for Caribbean cruises over the winter and about $789,000 a week for summer trips to the Mediterranean, according to the Times-Union.

Khan denied he's selling the boat to help cover the cost of buying the Jaguars. "That check has cleared. (The boat being for sale) is totally unrelated to the Jaguars," Khan told the Jacksonville Daily Record. (He also said if he had owned the Jaguars a few years ago he would have had Jacksonville select Tim Tebow.)

By the way, the Kismet's asking price ($112 million) is 34 percent more than the entire Jaguars player payroll (around $73 million) last season.

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