College Football’s Fastest Players of Week 2 Led By Marvin Harrison Jr.

    Marvin Harrison Jr. proved he has the speed to burn and tops the charts among College Football's Fastest players of Week 2.

    College Football’s fastest players dominate the coverage as much as they speed by the rest of the players on the field. These 10 fastest players from the week are highlighted among their peers as putting up some of the most athletic displays from an athlete we’ve seen all year long.

    College Football’s Fastest Players: Week 2

    Take a look at the fastest players from each week during the 2023 season: Week 1

    Courtesy of our friends at Reel Analytics, the fastest ball carriers are tracked from every game across the country. To find out more about RA and how they track their data, find them below:

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    Honorable Mention

    • TreVeyon Henderson, RB, Ohio State – 19.3 mph
    • Jaziun Patterson, RB, Iowa – 19.7 mph
    • Mekhi Mews, WR, Georgia – 19.7 mph
    • Elijhah Badger, WR, Arizona State – 19.9 mph
    • Joseph Himon Jr., RB, Northwestern – 19.9 mph

    10) Zachariah Branch, WR, USC: 20.4 mph

    An electric debut saw Zachariah Branch take over against Stanford. He weaved his way past defenders and hit 20.4 mph in the process.

    9) Tyler Shough, QB, Texas Tech: 20.5 mph

    QB1 has wheels in Lubbock. Tyler Shough broke through the line and hit 20.5 mph against Oregon on a first-down run.

    8) Omarion Hampton, RB, North Carolina: 20.8 mph

    With plenty of green in front of him, Omarion Hampton used his speed to score against App State. Hampton topped out at 20.8 mph impressively.

    7) Audric Estime, RB, Notre Dame: 20.9 mph

    The big man can move for Notre Dame. Audric Estime turned the corner and burned the defense by hitting 20.9 mph on this touchdown run.

    T5) Benjamin JaShon, RB, Rutgers: 21.1 mph

    Down the sideline, coming right at you, Benjamin JaShon turned heads against Temple. The Rutgers RB hit 21.1 mph on this reception.

    5) Jeff Sims, QB, Nebraska: 21.1 mph

    Needing a spark, Jeff Sims did it on his own against Colorado. Nebraska’s signal-caller hit 21.2 mph on this touchdown run early in the second half.

    4) Troy Franklin, WR, Oregon: 21.3 mph

    Troy Franklin has size and speed, the latter of which was confirmed as easy as it is to measure him. Franklin took a reception the distance by hitting 21.3 mph against Texas Tech.

    3) Josiah Norwood, WR, UCLA: 21.9 mph

    In the blink of an eye, UCLA WR Josiah Norwood changed the game for the Bruins. He slipped past the defense and hit a blazing 21.9 mph on this touchdown reception.

    2) Dylan Edwards, RB, Colorado: 22.0 mph

    For the second week in a row, Dylan Edwards checks in on our list of fastest ball carriers. Edwards outdid himself on this carry, reaching a whopping 22.0 mph against Nebraska.

    1) Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State: 22.2 mph

    Arguably the best player in college football, Marvin Harrison Jr. showcased that he may also be in consideration for the fastest ball carrier in the country. Harrison Jr. hit 22.2 mph against Youngstown State, easily cruising to the end zone in track-star style.

    Find where these speeds rank among the fastest players of the 2023 season here.

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