32. Renaldo Nehemiah, track and field

For a while, College Park was home to the world's best high hurdler. At Maryland, Nehemiah twice smashed the world record in the 110-meter hurdles in 1979, won three <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000122" title="NCAA" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/ncaa-ORSPT000122.topic">NCAA</a> titles and four national championships. A five-time All-American, "Skeets" was the first to break 13 seconds in the event (12.93). The USA Track & Field Hall of Famer was denied a shot at the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics because of the U.S. boycott.

( Baltimore Sun photo / May 6, 1979 )

For a while, College Park was home to the world's best high hurdler. At Maryland, Nehemiah twice smashed the world record in the 110-meter hurdles in 1979, won three NCAA titles and four national championships. A five-time All-American, "Skeets" was the first to break 13 seconds in the event (12.93). The USA Track & Field Hall of Famer was denied a shot at the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics because of the U.S. boycott.

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