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How fast is Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert? ‘Too fast!’ says teammate Ryan Simmons

by Gina Mizell Published: September 26, 2012

We all know Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert has blazing speed, as most-evidenced by his electrifying kick returns during his two-plus seasons in Stillwater.

But check out this video produced by the OSU athletic department. While it’s entertaining to watch two big defensive tackles–Anthony Rogers and Davidell Collins–in a 100-yard foot race at the top of the video, the really good stuff comes when Gilbert races linebacker Ryan Simmons, who has a clear head start.

Gilbert catches up with Simmons, smiles and chuckles as he taps him on the shoulder, beats him and then throws his arms out like an airplane as he “flies” off the field.

Simmons’ response? “He’s too fast!”


by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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