Jeff Demps to focus on track, Olympics

Updated: January 12, 2012, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida running back Jeff Demps is giving up his football career to focus on track and the 2012 Olympics.

Demps wants to vie for a spot on the U.S. track and field team. So he won't attend any college football all-star games or take part in any NFL draft workouts.

"I can have the mindset of a full-time track guy now," Demps said.

The senior started training with Florida's track team this week and hopes to return to competition at the Virginia Tech Elite ...

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