USA hurdler Devon Allen suffers knee injury

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USA hurdler Devon Allen suffers knee injury

Allen went down with a non-contact injury during Saturday's loss at Nebraska. Allen ran in the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro in the 110 Meter Hurdles and finished the 5 fastest in the world. He rehabbed that injury to return for the 2016 OR track season, which led into his Olympic bid.

One of the team's feel good stories of the year, that of Olympian/Wide Receiver Devon Allen may be over.

OR junior wide receiver Devon Allen will miss the remainder of the 2016 season after he suffered a non-contact injury to his left knee during the Ducks' 35-32 loss at Nebraska, according to a source. "We've got some preliminary stuff on a few guys, but nothing concrete".

Football is no longer the sport with which Devon Allen is most associated, but his gridiron career could very well be in jeopardy after the events of Saturday. He was the top qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles at the US trials before finishing in fifth place in Rio de Janeiro.

Allen, who is a world-class 110-meter hurdler, injured his right ACL returning a kickoff in 2015 and missed the following track season.

"Barring a miracle he won't play again this season", a source told Allen caught four passes for 141 yards and a touchdown against Virginia on September 10, but did not have a reception in either of the Ducks' other two games this season.

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