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Devon Allen is an American track and field athlete, specializing in the 110-meter hurdles, and a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played wide receiver for the University of Oregon football team.

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Devon Allen: 40 yard dash| NFL Draft| Football highlights

40 yard dash:

The team announced Friday they had signed former Oregon wide receiver and current Olympic hurdler Devon Allen, who has not played organized football since his final season with the Ducks in 2016.

Allen’s signing comes eight months after he competed in the 110-meter hurdles at the Olympics in Tokyo. The 27-year-old reached the finals, but missed out on his first Olympics medal by 0.04 seconds.

Jamaican Hansle Parchment upset American favorite Grant Holloway for gold, while Parchment’s compatriot Ronald Levy edged out Allen, in the fifth lane below, by a nose to take bronze.

NFL Draft:

In 2014 with the Ducks, Allen took on the role of a deep threat as a redshirt freshman, catching 41 passes for 684 yards and 7 touchdowns before suffering a knee injury during the opening kickoff of the Rose Bowl.

In 2015, Allen caught 9 passes for 94 yards, and in 2016, he logged 4 receptions for 141 yards and a touchdown 2016 before suffering another knee injury.

Even while playing for the Ducks football program, Allen twice won the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 110 hurdles and he also won the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

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Devon Allen: 40 yard dash| NFL Draft| Football highlights

Allen turned pro in 2016 and won the 110 hurdles at the Olympic Trials in a time of 13:03 seconds and finished fifth in that year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with a time of 13.31 seconds.

He returned in 2020, and just missed medaling in the Tokyo Games (held last July and August because of COVID-19), finishing with a time of 13.14 seconds, just four-tenths of a second off the bronze medal.

Personal information
Born: December 12, 1994 (age 27)
Phoenix, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 198[1] lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school: Brophy College Preparatory
College: University of Oregon
Career history
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2022–present)
Roster status: Active