Texas sprinter and hurdler Byron Robinson was named to the 2017 Bowerman watch list on Thursday.
The senior was a runner-up at the Olympic Trials in the 400-meter hurdles and he finished eighth in the event at the Rio Olympics. He is the defending Big 12 champion in the 400-meter hurdles and won the event at the Texas Relays.
Robinson transferred from Penn State and joined the Texas team in 2014. The Virginia native is the fourth Texas athlete to appear on the list.
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