Honors

US Track & Field Hall of Fame, 1993

Southern University Hall of Fame

SWAC Hall of Fame

Track & Field News Athlete of the Year

Three national collegiate hurdles titles

Four National AAU championships, two each indoors and outdoors

Louisiana's Top 25 Athletes of the Century

 

World Records
120 yd. hurdles - 13.00, June 25, 1971
110 m hurdles - 13.10, July 22, 1973

 

Championships
1972 Olympics: 110 m hurdles - 13.24, First
1971 Pan-Am Games: 110 m hurdles, First

Text Box: Rod Milburn
May 18, 1950 - November 11, 1997
Opelousas, Louisiana	
J. S. Clark High School
Southern University, Baton Rouge 72

Set or tied 5 World Records

All-SWAC, 1970-73

Won 3 NCAA Hurdles titles & 4 AAU titles

Set Olympic record -13.24

Won 2 Gold medals 1968, 1972 Olympics

Won the 1971 Pan-American Games title

Undefeated in 27 straight races

Named Track & Field News' Athlete of the Year, 1971

 

US Track & Field Hall of Fame, 1993

NAIA Hall of Fame, 1978

Southern University Hall of Fame

SWAC Hall of Fame

Track & Field News Athlete of the Year