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  • We still had only a one-point lead going into the fourth quarter, but then Jimmy threw a forty-yard touchdown to Jackie Flowers to make it 21–13.

    Called to Coach

  • So we kept kicking it to Timmy Smith after we scored, and he kept bringing the football back to our forty-yard line.

    Called to Coach

  • The Hurricanes had third-and-eighteen at their forty-yard line, and Jim Kelly threw a bomb into the end zone.

    Called to Coach

  • With the lucky bounce it took, the ball wound up at the Raider forty-yard line—a fifty-five yard kick!

    Red Zone

  • Sure, that magical forty-yard run for the winning touchdown would stay with him for the rest of his life.

    Red Zone

  • The best way to show off my summer training is to bust out a blistering time in the forty-yard dashthe measuring stick for speed in football.

    Gladiator

  • Karl hit two career shots on that hole, which left him looking at a forty-yard pitch to be on in regulation and have a rare try at birdie.

    The Italian Summer

  • He also rushed for 634 yards and another 12 more touchdowns and he has been timed in 4.5 seconds in the forty-yard dash.

    USATODAY.com - An early look: Six golden nugget quarterbacks

  • He has run a 11.1 in the 100 meters and can run a consistent 4.7 in the forty-yard dash.

    USATODAY.com - Aggies win over best TE playing OT in Schuster

  • Held my breath and had a very bad feeling in the small of my back until I was all the way through the forty-yard arc the back window could cover.

    Persuader

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