'I gotta at least try': Devon Allen returns to the football field
At 27, the Olympic hurdler thinks he needs to do more. "To be honest, I thought I would have accomplished more by [now.]"
EUGENE – For Devon Allen, the hardest part has been slowing down.
The two ACL tears that ended his football career only pushed him to become one of the world’s premiere hurdlers. He finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 while still on the football roster. Last summer, he came in fourth in Tokyo.
For five years n…