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Watch David Montgomery’s sweet feet

NFL: MAY 05 Bears Rookie Mini-Camp Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

He’s not very fast they said.

“Even when he finds the correct hole, he lacks the vertical explosiveness profile to regularly cash in and break through the second level,” says The Draft Network’s Benjamin Solak.

“Lacks pure speed to outrun NFL linebackers to the corner,” said Lance Zierlein of

Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller says that he “lacks home-run-hitter speed and won’t pull away from defenders.”

“Does not have a lot of explosion or burst through his cuts,” according to Kyle Crabbs of The Draft Network.

What David Montgomery lacks in long speed — he only ran a 4.63 forty at the NFL Combine — he more than makes up with quickness, suddenness, balance, and power. When watching his Iowa State tape, I see a guy that is able to stop and start and get through holes with a quickness.

Even though the Chicago Bears are in their break between OTAs and training camp, Montgomery has been putting in serious footwork drill time with The Footwork King at the Blitz Football Camp in Houston, Texas. They’ve been sharing their workouts on Twitter, and even though it’s “just” drills, it’s awesome to see his athleticism shine.

Montgomery’s quickness was on display during the offseason workouts at Halas Hall, and in just a few weeks we’ll all be able to see it up close at Training Camp in Bourbonnais.

Take a look at how quick he gets back up to speed after making his cuts.

How excited are you guys for the Bears season to start?