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Although the title of nation's fastest high school football prospect is more a matter of claim than achievement, James Kirkendoll of Round Rock, Texas, is a name that deserves mention among the most elite of the fleet.

he 5-foot-11, 180-pound prospect routinely runs a 4.4 flat and frequently breaks that threshold. He ran a 4.38 at the Scout.com Combine held in Waco. That puts him in a rarified strata for speedsters, but it doesn't tell the whole story. Because football is a change of direction sport the shuttle is probably a better gauge of disposable speed. And this is where Kirkendoll really shines with a time...

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