USC Sprinter Bryshon Nellum Given Sixth Year Of Eligibility

The Olympic sprinter was informed by the NCAA this week that he was eligible to compete and will participate in the Florida Relays at Gainesville, Fla., with the rest of the Trojans.

Nellum won a silver medal at the London Olympics as a member of the 4 x 400 relay team and carried the U.S. flag at the closing ceremonies.

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  • Chandler

    Good for him, but I thought he turned pro already. Maybe not, but I do remember him running in the Olympics this past year.

    • ThaiMex

      where are my shoes? I can’t find my keys, maybe they’re in the car. That’s the last place I saw them.

      It’s tough keeping up with this Chandler guy!
      fit on torgans!

  • dc

    You can run the Olympics and still be in college idiot if you make the team you make the team lol @disqus_XtkKYWWvPP:disqus

  • Strong

    The Olympics Track and Field is still considered an amateur event, which offers no prize money. So you can take part in the Olympics and still be eligible to run for a high school or college; however, Nellom received a final year of eligibility during his 6 yr of college for other reasons.