The NFL Scouting Combine begins this weekend, and for many athletes this is the first stage to show what they can do. As we've seen in year's past, the big event of the combine is always the 40 Yard Dash, which depending on your time can make or break a career. If there wasn't enough incentive for player's to put up the best time already, adidas just stirred the pot and made the stakes a whole lot higher.

adidas announced today that they would award $100K to player who runs the fastest time wearing the adidas adizero 5-Star 40 cleat. The adizero 5-Star 40 cleat is a hybrid joining together the world's lightest track shoe, the adizero Prime, with the lightest football cleat, the adizero 5-Star 3.0, to make a revolutionary shoe built for top-notch speed.

Currently the record at the combine is 4.24 seconds, held by wide receiver Rondel Menendez, and more recently running back Chris Johnson.

The adizero 5-Star 40 cleat is currently available in a limited size run at adidas for $150. Check out the NFL Scouting Combine all weekend on the NFL Network to see who takes home the prize.

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