Devon Allen is a Top Hurdler. But His True Love is Football.

Devon Allen is one of the best hurdlers in the world. He’ll soon shift his focus to N.F.L. training camp.

Last month, Devon Allen ran the third-fastest time in the history of the 110-meter hurdles.

Allen, 27, blazed past Grant Holloway, the Tokyo Olympic silver medalist, with a time of 12.84 seconds, a performance that has him eyeing his fourth U.S.A. Outdoor National Championship title this weekend and his first World Championship medal later this summer.

But Allen also has his sights set on another sport: football.

Nine days after he expects to compete at the World Championships, Allen will put on pads for the Philadelphia Eagles as a wide receiver.

In April, Allen,

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