Philadelphia Eagles rookie wide-receiver Devon Allen won Sunday's 110-meter hurdles race at the USATF NYC Grand Prix.
Devon Allen- Eagle Rookie Receiver
He was only four-hundredths off the world record (12.80), which Aries Merritt set in 2012 in Brussels, Belgium at a League.
Devon Allen- Off the World Record
After the race, Allen said to reporters that he thought he could break the record. He finished with 12.84 seconds.
Devon Allen- Break the Record
Silver medalist at the Tokyo Olympics 110-meter hurdles, Grant Holloway finished second to Allen with a time 13.06.
Devon Allen- Silver Medal at Olympics
Holloway is the fastest ever with 12.81. He ran it in a semifinal heat of the Olympic track and fields trials last year.
Devon Allen- Fastest Ever with 12.81 Sec
Allen, a 27-year-old former Oregon wideout signed a three year contract with the Eagles in March.
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Devon Allen- 27 year Old
Since 2016, when he was playing for the Ducks, Allen has not played football. Allen at Oregon's April pro day.
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Devon Allen- Playing for the Ducks
At Oregon's pro-day, he told reporters that he was planning to compete at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships.
Devon Allen- Planning to Compete
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